George W. Rideout Sr.

April 13, 1935
- October 17, 2019

MILO - George W. Rideout, 84, passed away suddenly October 17, 2019, at his home. He was born April 13, 1935, in Milo, the son of Delbert A. and Edith C. (Black) Rideout. George served his nation proudly as a member of the United States Air Force. He worked for many years as a millwright at Great Northern Paper Co. and as a self employed carpenter. George was an outdoor enthusiast and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and most of all, his loving family. He was a perfectionist and mastered any craft that he challenged. Being very crafty, he will be remembered as a talented artist who tied flies, made lures, stained glass, worked with photography, and made beautiful wind chimes.
George is survived by his loving wife, Catherine (Reese) Rideout; four children, George Jr. and his fiancee, Carrie, Richard and his wife, Amanda, Steve and his wife, Karen, Georgia and her husband, Sam; daughter-in-law, Coradean; fourteen grandchildren, April and husband, TJ, Virginia, Ashley and husband, Kyle, Samantha and husband, Olaf, Gage, Miranda, Hannah, Samantha and husband, Jonah, Jacob, Anna, Forrest, Lani, Abigail, and Jackson; eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Rideout and his wife, Claudette; sister, Linda Rolfe and her husband, Fred; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members. He was predeceased by his parents; two grandchildren, Sheena and Cabela; and siblings, Sonny, Ronnie, Betty, Donny, Roderick, Dale, and Dee.
A memorial service will be held 1PM Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with Pastor Phil McGlauflin officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, Milo. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at

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