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Colonel USAR Retired George Abner Waller

August 6, 1931 December 22, 2018
Colonel USAR Retired George Abner Waller
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Colonel USAR Retired, George Abner Waller, age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at his residence of Mapleton, Iowa.
Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at the Union Cemetery of Humboldt, Iowa. Rev. Len Garrison will officate. Military Rites will be conducted by the Sathers-Odgaard American Legion Post No. 5240 & VFW Post No. 119, of Humboldt, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Homes of Mapleton, Iowa. Online condolences can be made at

George Abner Waller, the son of Everett and Ruth (Little) Waller, was born on August 6, 1931, in Sioux City, Iowa. George graduated from high school and went on to further his education receiving his Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska and his Specialist Degree from the University of South Dakota.

Following his education, George started his military career. After 33 years of service, George retired from the United States Army Reserve at the rank of Colonel. George taught in Omaha, Nebraska and retired as a special education teacher from the Sioux City Community School District. He loved to travel the world.

George will be remembered by his family as a wonderful and generous uncle who will be sincerely missed. Left to cherish George’s memory are his nephews Bill (Hyon Suk) Waller of Clive, IA and Tom Waller of Seattle, WA; one niece Liz (Chris) Lovin of Woodstock, GA; 5 great nephews and 2 great nieces; extended family and friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ruth Waller and his brothers, Ev (Virginia) Waller and Bill (Helen) Waller.

The family is honoring George’s request there be no funeral. Interment will be in the family plot in Humboldt.
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Humboldt, IA 50548

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Unknown Humboldt 50548 IA
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