Dr. George Stiglich

    PAW PAW - Dr. George Stiglich, DDS, 97, of Paw Paw, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Whites Oaks in Lawton. George was born Feb. 22, 1920, in Paw Paw, the son of the late Frank and Mary (Pinter) Stiglich.
    The youngest of nine children, George had the distinction of living in the house he was born in for 97 years. After high school, George attended Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, which war interrupted, being drafted into the United States Navy for four years during World War II.  He served honorably in the Medical Corps in the European Theater and was a life member of the American Legion, McGowan-Johnson Post 68, Paw Paw. After the war, George returned and finished his four years at WMU.  He then attended the University of Michigan, receiving his dental degree.  He was a dentist in Paw Paw for 40 years, while also helping his brother, Pete on the farm.
    George was the last living person in his immediate family, leaving many nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; eight siblings, Jack, Peter, Frank, Anna, Kate, Antonia, Josephine and Frances.
    He will be greatly missed.  There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.  A graveside service with military honors will be held Thursday, April 27, at 11 a.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Paw Paw.
    Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 68, P.O. Box 19, Paw Paw, MI, 49079, to purchase a TRACK chair for a disabled veteran.
    Arrangements are by the Adams Funeral Home, Paw Paw. Share a memory or sign   the guestbook at: www.adamspawpaw.com.

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