George R. Spolek, 82, of Medford, Ore., passed away Thursday, October 14, 2010. He was born on June 7, 1928, to George Spolek and Dorothy Spolek (Degnan), in Malin, Ore. His family later located to the Rogue Valley in 1952.

On December 25, 1947, in Malin, Ore., he married, Cora E. (Wynncoop) Spolek. He was a millworker, commercial fisherman and trucker.

George is survived by his wife, Cora; daughters, Linda (Glen) Fitzsimmons and Georgena (Jerry) Martin; sister, Margie (Mac) McMillen; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service held on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at 1:00 p.m., at Living Praise Tabernacle, 115 Gibbon Rd, Central Point, Ore. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Asante Hospice or Living Praise Church Missions.