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George Robert Varechok, age 71, passed away June 11, 1990 in Salt Lake City.

Born May 24, 1919 in Chisholm, Minnesota to Vaso and Anna Severovich Varechok. Married Sava Drakulich September 11, 1954 in Salt Lake City. He was a professional hockey player until he entered the service in World War II. Served in the Army from Nov. 25, 1940 to Dec. 2, 1945 in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and China-Burma. Member Greek Orthodox Church. Worked for the Long Beach Unified School District for 17 years. Member Mar Vista Chapter 414 Eastern Star in Long Beach. Member Int'l. City Lodge #389 F&AM.Survived by his wife; two sons, Robert and wife Heidi Varechok; Steven Varechok; sister, Amelia Redwine, Seal Beach, Calif; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 15, 1 p.m., at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 South 300 West. Friends may call Thursday evening, 6-8 p.m., at MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South. Prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Interment, Mt. Olivet. The family would appreciate either flowers or contributions to Holy Trinity Cathedral. Funeral directors, MacKay Deseret Mortuary.

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