George E. “Junior” Vahle, 89, Phillipsburg, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg.

He was born March 27, 1928, in Harlan Colo., Neb., to George and Gertrude (Russell) Vahle.

Survivors include his wife, Janice, of the home; two sons, Doug, Phillipsburg and Alan, Anthony; a daughter, Deanna Hawks, Almena; two sisters, Erma Jean Nyland, Logan and Marilyn Anderson, Kearney, Neb., seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Prairie View Reformed Church; burial in Long Island Cemetery with military honors by Fort Riley.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, both at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to hospice services.

Condolences can be sent to the family at