George Rodney Elliott

George Rodney Elliott, age 72, of Grand Marsh, Wisconsin died on December 5, 2012 at the Villa Pines Living Center in Friendship, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin.

George was born May 21, 1940 in Adams, Wisconsin to Guy G. and Alice M. (Pribbenow) Elliott.  He graduated in 1958 from Adams-Friendship High School.

George married Joanne Marie Pleyte on November 19, 1977 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.  He loved working on vehicles, he was the neighborhood handyman. He kept in touch with his friends by phone, helped his neighbors splitting wood or mowing and checking on the neighborhood in his Ford truck. He loved working outdoors. He liked being at the farm during haying season.  George had many “big boy toys” and was always ready to loan them out and often came with the toys to help out.  He was never too busy if someone needed his help. George was a UAW 95 member, a member of the Old Farmer’s Antique Club, and a helper with “Spring on the Farm”.

He was preceded in death by his father, Guy George Elliott & mother, Alice M. (Pribbenow) Elliott

Wife:  Joanne Elliott of Grand Marsh, Wisconsin
Daughter:  Shari Jo Conkle of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Son:  Daniel G. Elliott of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Son:  Thomas R. Elliott of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Granddaughter:  Danika Conkle of Madison, Wisconsin
Grandson:  Logan Elliott of Macon, Missouri
Granddaughter:  Amy N. Elliott of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Step-Son:  Vincent (Michelle McClure) Pleyte of Montgomery, Alabama
Step-Daughter:  Diana (Robert) Pleyte-Stetz of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Step-Son:  Earl (Ann Wittig) Pleyte of Edgerton, Wisconsin
Step-Daughter:  Suzann Pleyte-North of Janesville, Wisconsin
Step-Son:  David (Alicia Stanley) Pleyte of Footville, Wisconsin
Step-Granddaughter:  Sandra (Scott Lunde) Pleyte of Phoenix, Arizona
Step-Grandson:  Dr. Michael Stetz of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Step-Granddaughter:  Kendra Pleyte of Edgerton, Wisconsin
Step-Grandson:  Riley North of Janesville, Wisconsin
Step-Great Granddaughter:  Amelia Lunde of Phoenix, Arizona
Step-Great Grandson:  Travis Lunde of Phoenix, Arizona
Step-Great Grandson:  Eathan Lunde of Phoenix, Arizona
Step- Great Grandson:  Lucas Lunde of Phoenix, Arizona
Sister: Priscilla Hodel of Easton, Wisconsin
Sister: Marie Brown of Iowa
Further survived by many relatives & friends

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Tomah Hospice Touch.

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  1. Islam says:

    What was his favorite BIONICLE stietng to illustrate: Mata Nui or Metru Nui?What was Mr. Elliot’s favorite comic to draw?What was his favorite character storywise?

  2. Herb & Lois Babcock says:

    Joanne and Pat, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. As Herb also grew up in Easton many good memories were made there. God’s blessings

  3. Shawn O'Neill says:

    Sorry for your loss…..George will be dearly missed.

  4. Mark and Linda Massen says:

    Joanne and family,

    Our thoughts are with you now at this time of sorrow. George will always be with you if not only in the precious memories that you have of him but also with him looking over you from above.

  5. evalyn williams says:

    Pat sorry to hear of your brothers passing. he is out of pain and at peasce

  6. Ronald and Myrna Klaus says:

    Sorry to hear about George, He was a nice person. I graduated from HIgh School with George.

  7. Cindy Wallisch and Family says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Keep up your fiestyness and you will get through this. I hope to see you soon!
    Love you always.

  8. mary miller says:

    My condolences to the Elliott family. “If a man die, shall he live again” said Job a long time ago. The Bible answer yes, because at Isaiah 26:19 we read: “Your dead ones will live…They will rise up”, so very soon you may see Mr. Elliott again doing what he loved to do and you enjoying him again. Please find comfort in this.

  9. Scott Barker & Family says:

    Joanne & Family,
    Our dearest thoughts and Prayers are with you all.

  10. Family of Bob and Char Phelps says:

    Joanne, So sorry about the loss of Goerge. He was always willing to help us out if we asked. He was definitely the captain of his own ship. We will miss him dearly. We will keep in touch. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. aggie and harold allen says:

    We have been friends a long time and losing George is like losing part of the family. He did it his way. He will be missed you no where I am when you need me.

  12. Paula and Mike Mcevilla says:

    We have many fond memories of time spent with you and George. We will always remember him as an up before breakfast kinda guy. Happiest when he had a project, finding one if he didn’t. We know his stubbornness kept him going until he just couldn’t . Here’s hoping you are at peace, knowing that he did “do it his way”. You know where we are when you need us.
    Love, Paula and Mike

  13. Tom Novak says:

    I graduated with George back in 1958. I remember he was alway a quiet and nice guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  14. Jim Gately says:

    George was a good guy,helpful to many and kind to all,he will be missed greatly. My prayers will be for George and his family.

  15. John and Marilynn Janiszewski says:

    Joanne, Pat and family: The passing of a loved one is never an easy thing to endure. George’s memory will live on by all the hearts he has touched. I hope time will heal all your wounds and you will find comfort knowing the skies are brighter now with a guardian angel.

  16. Dean and Barb Morgan says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. George will always be remembered fondly.

  17. Pat Pietrzak says:

    Joanne, Pat & family, Sorry to hear about George. Lots of fun memories of growing up in Easton. My sympathy to you all.

  18. Pat & Frank Kierstyn says:

    Joanne & Pricilla, You’re in our thoughts as you adjust to life without George, it’s good that you have each other to lean on. We’re sorry for your loss.

  19. Janis Rhinehart says:

    I’m sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace.

  20. Myrna and Tim Diemert says:

    So sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Myrna Diemert

  21. Judy (Olson) Hall says:

    Priscilla: Even though your brother, George, was in high school a couple of years ahead of us I didn’t know him, but you were in my class. I’m sorry you have lost your brother as family is important. Judy (Olson) Hall

  22. Dawn & Charlie Page says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family
    sure will miss his smile and hugs