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George J. Tecklenburg

April 28, 1947 — November 23, 2023

Hutchinson

George J. Tecklenburg

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George J. Tecklenburg, age 76, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2023, at his home in Hutchinson, Kansas.  He was born on April 28, 1947, in Scott City, Kansas, the son of Joseph Alfonzo and Ethel Pearl Ruffhead Tecklenburg.  A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas, he was a retired maintenance operator at Ortho Fertilizer for 21 years.

George was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, VFW & NRA.  He was a past member of the Boy Scouts and had his pilot’s license.  He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a US Army Reservist for over 20 years.

On September 26, 1969, he married Janet K. Matthies in Scott City, Kansas.  She survives.

Survivors include his Wife - Janet Tecklenburg of Hutchinson, Kansas, One Son - Chris & Shawna Tecklenburg of Hutchinson, Kansas, Two Daughters - Jill & Dennis Chelemedos of Scott City, Kansas, Terri & Jon Berning of Scott City, Kansas, One Sister - Sara & Dan Goodman of Scott City, Kansas, Nine Grandchildren, and Six Great Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his Parents and One Infant Brother - Dennis Michael Tecklenburg.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the First Christian Church in Scott City, Kansas with Steve Payne presiding.

In Lieu of Flowers memorials can be written to the Scott Community High School for the mechanic’s class or to the Scott Community Foundation for the Scott County Veteran’s Memorial.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, and 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington Street, Scott City, Kansas.

Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, November 26, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Price and Sons Funeral Homes - Scott City

401 South Washington Street, Scott City, KS 67871

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Visitation

Monday, November 27, 2023

10:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Price and Sons Funeral Homes - Scott City

401 South Washington Street, Scott City, KS 67871

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

First Christian Church of Scott City

701 Main St, Scott City, KS 67871

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