George Ginter, 70, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Bridge Care Suites in Springfield.

He was born March 23, 1949, in Munich, Germany, the son of Edmund and Janina (Kolcz) Ginter.

George was a graduate of Griffin High School and Springfield College and attended SIU- Carbondale. George retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after 32 years of service, and was a current member of Elks Lodge 158, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1425.

He is survived by his wife, Marie; son, Doug (Lynn) Ginter; daughter, Jessica Ginter (companion, Robert Nation Jr.); two grandchildren; sister, Barbara Mendenhall.

Per George's wishes there will be no visitation.  Family services will be held and burial will be at Rochester Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the APL or the Church of St. Jude in Rochester.

Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of arrangements.