Sylvester “George” Lupfer Jr., 71, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was born May 2, 1943 in Evansville the son of Sylvester George and Elsa (Stienmetiz) Lupfer.

George was a graduate of North High School.

Married Betty L. (Lindauer) Aug. 12, 1981 and retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 35 years.

He is survived by his wife Betty of 33 years; 3 children and several grandchildren; 2 special children that were considered grandchildren by George and Betty, Hunter Cash and Kaitlyn Porath; 4 brothers, Frank, Larry, David and Tony.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bob Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery in Cynthiana.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wed. Oct. 8, at the funeral home.