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George H. Truwe

July 5, 2012

 

George H. Truwe

1927-2012

 

George H. Truwe, 85, of Ventura died at home on Sunday, July 1, 2012 following a lengthy illness. Mr. Truwe was born Feb. 12, 1927, in St. Paul, Minn., to George F. and Ida S. (Luedtke) Truwe. He had been a resident of Ventura County for 26 years coming from Independence.  

George was an educator, athletic director and coach for 30 years. He taught at  Owens Valley Unified High School as well as private Christian High Schools in Camarillo and Santa Paula.  After George retired, he stayed busy with various jobs. He worked for his son’s company, Petru Corporation, as a “landman” in Santa Paula.

He enjoyed watching numerous sports, especially women’s softball and baseball. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Betty E. Truwe of Ventura; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Ramona Truwe of Camarillo; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Greg Davy of Prineville Ore.; grandchildren, Elizabeth Truwe Aguilar (husband Josh Aguilar) of Oxnard and Amy, Krista and Matt Landing of Eureka; and great-grandchildren, Jalen and Jace Aguilar of Oxnard.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Rd. in Ventura, with services beginning at 2 p.m. Burial will take place on at noon Monday, July 9 at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside. The United States Navy will render military honors.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at TedMayrFuneralHome.com.

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