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George "Art" A. Close

Born: Thu., Mar. 20, 1941
Died: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018

No services to be held

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George A. “Art” Close,77, of North Liberty, passed away peacefully at his home on December 7th with his loving wife Sandra by his side.

  Art was born in Confluence, PA on March 20, 1941 to the late George Wesley and Hazel A. (Rugg) Close.

 On February 14, 1984, in South Bend, Art married Sandra I. (Beaulieu) Close. Sandy survives along with their daughters, Dawn Close of North Liberty and Lisa Maiki of South Bend and step-son, Ronald (Karla) Baker, Jr. of South Bend and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His brother, James (Sherry) Close of South Bend, and his beloved pet, Frosty.

  Art loved fishing, NASCAR, traveling to visit family in Florida and spending time with his grandchildren.

  He was a member of North Liberty VFW Post 1954 and North Liberty American Legion Post 365.

  Art proudly served in the United States Army, Viet Nam Era, as a weapons technician for four years.

  He retired from Walsh & Kelly Asphalt Company as a truck driver, after many years of service.

   The family honored Art’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services.

   The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services handled arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Close family.

   Online condolences maybe expressed through our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com



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dorothy bone
   Posted Mon December 10, 2018
sending prayers for you

Jackie DeBoe
   Posted Tue December 11, 2018
Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. We always liked George, we haven't seen him in years. But we thought of him often, wondering how and where he was.

Rich Warner
   Posted Tue December 11, 2018
Another soldier gone home, may God comfort you in your time of grief. Holding you in our prayers, we are so sorry for your loss.
Chaplain Rich Warner

   Posted Fri December 14, 2018
Today, I learned that your family is mourning the loss of Ted. Please accept my condolences and be assured that almighty God is certainly aware of your painful feelings. May God comfort and sustain you to get through this day and others to come (Isa 41:13). Wishing your family all the best at this most difficult period.

Michele Orban
   Posted Fri December 14, 2018
Sandy, I was heartbroken to hear of the news of George passing. He was a great man and will seeing him. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during the difficult time.

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