George F. Gebes, 98, of Batavia, Ill., passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his home in the company of his family. Born to Frank and Bertha (nee Dirndorfer) on July 8, 1915, in Milesville, S.D.,
George grew up on the family ranch. He married Frances M. Lies on April 30, 1938, at St. Michael's Church in Wheaton. They built a life together for 72 years until her passing in 2011.