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George Walsh April 14, 1946 - March 10, 2013

George Walsh April 14, 1946 - March 10, 2013

WILLMAR - George Walsh, 66, of Willmar, died Sunday, March 10th at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. His funeral will be 11 am, Saturday, April 6th at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

George was born on April 14, 1946, in Pasadena, California, the son of George and Winifred (Craven) Walsh. He grew up in Montclair, CA, where he graduated from high school. He worked in the auto industry specializing in custom painting. George painted many show cars in the California and Nevada area.

He met Melissa Brown in 1983 and in 1986 they moved to Willmar. On February 8, 1994, they were united in marriage and remained in Willmar. He worked for Walt’s Detail Shop and also owned and operated Flawless Detail for a number of years. George also patented a specialized buffing system for cars.

Melissa remembers him as a loving and caring husband. He loved his dogs and was a perfectionist in all that did.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa; son, George “Rick” (and Shannon) Walsh of Cypress, CA; grandson, Christian and granddaughter, Milieu; and brother, Tom (and Cindy) Walsh of Paris, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents.