George H. Golz

George H. Golz, age 96, of Valley City passed away June 30, 2014 at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City, ND. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Monday July 7, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Valley City . Visitation will be from 4 PM until 7 PM Sunday at the Lerud-Schuldt Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Monday at the church. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery at Valley City.
George Golz was born July 4, 1917 to Martha (Westphal) and Helmuth Golz at Bordulac, ND. He attended school there and graduated from Bordulac High School in 1935. He then attended UND and NDSU. On July 4, 1941 he was married to Jean Seymour at Tower City, ND. Together they raised two children- Jeffrey and Sharon- and continued to farm at Bordulac until moving to Valley City in 1962. George worked for Gene Bong until taking a job with the State of North Dakota. He retired from the State Auditor’s Office and then became the Treasurer for the Valley City Elks Lodge. He was a member of the Elks, Eagles, and the Valley City Town and Country Club. He and his wife Jean spent their winters in Florida until Jean’s death in March of 2003.
Survivors include his son Jeffrey (Caroline) Golz, Grace City, ND and a daughter Sharon Hirsch, Valley City, ND; three granddaughters Tammy (John) Sadek, Teresa Muir, and Lisa Breske; and 2 great grandsons Jerry and Douglas Muir. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 62 years, Jean, a son-in-law Jerry Hirsch, 2 great grandsons Nicholas and Andrew Sadek, and two sisters.
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