A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. The Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. Burial with full military honors will be at the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel, Stevens Point. Visitation will also be held from 9:30 a.m. Friday until 10:15 a.m. at the church.
A memorial in lieu of flowers will be established in his name.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Whalen was born Nov. 10, 1933, in Middleton, the son of George and Margaret (Reiels) Whalen. He grew up in Waupaca and graduated from Waupaca High School in 1952.
He later served three years in the Army/Air Force and was stationed overseas. In January 1957, he married Betty Bozile. The couple lived in Appleton for seven years until moving to Stevens Point in 1964.
He worked for the Wisconsin State Patrol as a transportation inspector for 28 years until his retirement in 1992.
George is survived by his wife Betty; four children, James, Waupun; Richard, Wausau; David, Sussex; Susan, Stevens Point; three grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Betty; brother-in-law, Howard; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.