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George E. Jelen, age 86, of Spring Hill, FL, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the HPH Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, FL. George was a resident of Spring Hill for 23 years coming from the Chicago area. George was born in Chicago, IL, on November 1, 1931, to the late William and Mildred (Noyes) Jelen. George was a veteran of the Korean War serving as a corporal in the US Army from 1952 – 1954. George retired from Lockheed Martin as an Office Manager at the O'Hara Airport in Chicago. George loved to play Poker and other card games, was an avid Line Dancer, and truly enjoyed old western movies. George was preceded by his parents and wife Jill Jelen. George is lovingly survived by his loving partner, Shirley Babeck, of Spring Hill, daughters; Diane Jackson and her husband Elliott, of Gary, IN. and Susan O'Sullivan of Elgin, IL. and son, Thomas Mitchell and his wife Jennifer, of Hoffman Estates, IL. George will also be greatly be missed by his grandchildren; Lauren Miller, Annalise Caudill, James O'Sullivan, Mary Brown, Timothy Mitchell, Amanda Mitchell, and Katey Mitchell, and great grandchildren; Ophelia Miller and Jack Caudill. Family and friends will gather at the Brewer & Sons Funeral Home 4450 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606. The Memorial Gathering will take place on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 1-3 PM. The Memorial Service will be lead by Reverend Chet Okopski; at 3 PM. George will be placed at Florida National Cemetery at a later date, privately. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in George's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.