La PORTE — La Portean George Allesee Jr. will celebrate his "97th" birthday on March 18.
His life has reflected service and fullness:
World War II Troop Carrier Pilot; Captain Army Air Corp.; La Porte High School teacher/Intramural basketball coach; IU and Slicer fan; husband (Jo deceased 2011); father to (George Allesee III deceased 1964), David (Shirley) of Wisconsin, Nancy (John) of California; grandfather to Sara (Jon) of Wisconsin, Maria (Dwayne) of Wisoconsin; great-grandfather to Paiton, Addie, Hana, Stella, Simon of Wisconsin; brother to Dick (Peggy) of Nevada, Bob (Maggie) of Michigan, Tom (Bernadine) of Florida; uncle to many, including locals Susan (Dale) of Mishawaka and Keith (Julie) of La Porte; and friend to many locals and former students.
We celebrate you George and say thank you for your service!
Happy Birthday Dad! "The future looks great" as you like to say.