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George E. Daniels

George E. Daniels George E. Daniels


George E. Daniels, 85, of Medford, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at Rib Lake Health Services, surrounded by family, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services. A funeral mass took place on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father Patrick McConnell officiating. Burial followed at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors were performed by Stetsonville American Legion Post No. 519.

George was born on Aug. 20, 1934 to George and Margaret Daniels in Batavia, N.Y. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He dedicated his life to law enforcement, most notably as a sergeant for the Wisconsin State Patrol. He married Nancy Rodefer on July 26, 1958 and she survives. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Stetsonville American Legion No. 519 and the Knights of Columbus.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by his children, Gwenn (Ted) Bever of Mountain Home Ark., Bill (Suzy) Daniels of Park Falls, Bruce (Angela) Daniels and Ray (Ashlie) Daniels, both of Medford; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Ray Daniels of Mauston. He is further survived by many other friends and family.

George was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Margaret Griffin and Goldie Cooley.

Hemer Funeral Services of Medford and Rib Lake have been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

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