The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


May 2, 2012

George Wade Zaehringer

SAVANNA, Ill. — September 27, 1951 - May 1, 2012

George Wade Zaehringer, age 60, formerly of Savanna, died May 1, 2012 of cancer at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Savanna, Illinois. Visitation will be held at the church prior to mass from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Following the mass, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Irenaeus Cemetery in Clinton for the interment service at 1:15 p.m.

George was born in Clinton, Iowa on September 27, 1951. A graduate of Savanna High School he earned his Associates degree from Clinton Community College, graduated from Marycrest College in Davenport, and received his Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. He was devoted to God, family and through his generous ways helped many people throughout his life. Running for elected office as a U.S. Senator, he finished third in 1988.

George leaves to cherish his memory his brothers and sisters: Kathy (Max) Fulrath, Joseph (Carol) Zaehringer, Gene (Candy) Zaehringer, Mary (Blair) Klinefelter, Alan (Natalie) Zaehringer, Richard (Tabitha) Zaehringer, and Stephen (Holly) Zaehringer. Additionally, he has numerous nieces and nephews whom he treated as his own children. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Mary Zaehringer and sister Karen Zaehringer. His loss is heartily felt by his family and he will be greatly missed.

For additional information please call 1-319-621-5453.

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