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George Wilshusen '54 September 28, 2020 9:49 AM updated: September 28, 2020 9:51 AM

George Herbert Wilshusen
JANUARY 1, 1931 – SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

George Herbert Wilshusen, 89, passed away peacefully at home in Houston, Texas on September 16, 2020. He was born on January 1, 1931 to parents Lucille and William Wilshusen in Austin, Texas.

George married his high school sweetheart Joan Elizabeth Hughes, while they were in college, together they had 3 sons. Upon graduation from Jeff Davis High School, George attended Texas A&M University and then went on to receive a Mechanical Engineering Degree from The University of Houston. After graduating college, he worked for several companies and then formed and owned his own manufacturing representative company in the Electrical Utility Industry for 45 years.

George enjoyed spending time at the house he and his three sons built on Inks Lake. Spending time during the summers with his grandchildren swimming, skiing and sailing were a much loved time. Hunting on his beloved south Texas ranch was George's greatest passion. Spending weekends and holiday's with family and friends was what he loved and enjoyed most.

George was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, William (Billy) and John Wilshusen; sister-in-law, JoAnne Wilshusen and his son, Mark Wilshusen. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Joan Elizabeth Wilshusen; sons David (Amy) and Richard (Edna); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Waltrip Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Waltrip Chapel. Interment, Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Funeral Service
Saturday, September 26, 2020



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