He was born August 17, 1924 in Heron, Mont. to Edward H. and Flossie Inez Green. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers. At the death of his mother on January 24, 1931, he and his four brothers were adopted and raised by family friends, Henry A. and Maude S. Larson of Thompson Falls, Mont., who owned and operated the grocery and hardware business that became known as Larsons and Greens Inc.
His sister, Marcella (Grace), went to live with other family members.
George graduated from high school May 13, 1943 and was voluntarily inducted into the Army Air Corp May 14, where he served as a bombardier in the Pacific theater until September 1946. He was recalled during the Korean War, serving until November 1954, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain.
George was awarded the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He then returned to Thompson Falls to assist his father and brothers Phillip, Herman, Gerald and Alex in running the family business. He also served as commander of the National Guard unit in Sanders County, Montana.
George married Virginia “Ginger” E. Hill of Torrence, Calif. November 10, 1946 in Thompson Falls.
George left the family business in 1964 and moved to Missoula, Mont. to pursue a career as a stock broker with Waddell and Reed. He was promoted and moved to Billings in 1968, transferring to Smith Barney. He retired from Smith Barney in 1984.
George is survived by his wife, Virginia (Ginger), three daughters, Georgeanne Brassel, Germaine Bradley and Jannine Ishler, three grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and his sister Marcella (Grace) Matthews of Otis Orchards, Wash.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of your choosing.