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George W. Darland, Jr., 78

George W. Darland, Jr., age 78, of Hager City, Wis., died Sunday, Nov. 24, at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park, Red Wing, Minn., following a courageous battle with Leukemia.

He was born on Feb. 12, 1935, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of George and Helen (Jones) Darland, Sr.

George was a surveyor with Dakota County for many years and had many hobbies.

He is survived by his wife Mary Darland, Hager City, Wis.; children, Ed (Karen) Darland, Cokato, Minn., Deanna (Ken) Stowe, Ellsworth, Wis., Allen (Christina) Dunn, Hastings, Minn., Kevin (LeaAnna) Dunn, Rogers, Minn; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Schulte; parents; and brother, Jack.

Services for George are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Hill Funeral Home, Ellsworth, Wis. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday. No other visitation will be held.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, is serving the family.

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