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1934 George 2020

George Dancer

May 2, 1934 — September 3, 2020

George Dancer, 86

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, George Dancer, 86, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away September 3, 2020 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House of Coeur d”Alene, Idaho.  He was born May 2, 1934 in Ruddy Gulch, Idaho; George was the son of George and Christine (Sydnes) Dancer.

George was born and raised in the Silver Valley and has called it home all of his life. George owned and operated an auto body shop in Osburn for many years. He later worked for East Shoshone Water District before officially retiring.

On July 19, 1952 George was united in marriage to Darlene Sampont at the St. Alphonsus Church in Wallace. Together they raised three sons.

George was very active in his community spending time in the Osburn Lions Club, Wallace Elks and the St. Alphonsus Church Council. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, bee keeping, gardening and wood working.

George is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Darlene Dancer; two children Dan (Kim) Dancer and Michael Dancer; eight grandchildren; nine grandchildren; two sisters Gladys and Rose and numerous nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his parents, his son Gene Dancer, grandson Luke Dancer and George’s siblings Grace, Donald, Harold, Dolly, Beverly and Jenavie.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 11:00a.m. at the St. Alphonsus Church in Wallace with Father Montes serving as Celebrant.

You may share your memories of George and sign her guest book at

SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORY KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with local arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

St. Alphonsus Church, Wallace


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