March 14, 1934 - June 7, 2019
George L. Downing, age 85 of Seward, died June 7, 2019.
Survived by his five children, Rick and wife Sue Downing of Lincoln and their children, Benjamin Downing, Hanna (Grant) Ostrander and their son Ezekiel, Shelby Riedman, Grace Riedman, Allison Riedman; Anita Downing-Hueftle and husband Neil of Cozad and their children, Anson (Joleen) Hueftle, Aaron (Shae) Hueftle and their daughter Charlotte, Isaac Hueftle and fiancé Lindsay Warning; Brenda Downing-Farber and husband Jerry of Ashland and their children, Tristin, Kayla and Joshua; Linda Downing-Mann and husband Garrett of Burwell and their children, Blake, Carter, Avery, Laurel Mann; Joann Downing-King of Seward and her son, Alex King; three sisters-in-law, Ruth Downing, Seward, Roena Downing, Fort Collins, CO, Shirley Downing, Lincoln; seven nieces; special friends, Chad King; Cid and Chris Beckler families; helpful friend, Cheryl Zumpfe, all of Seward.
Visitation: 1-8:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Zabka-Perdue Funeral Home, Seward. Funeral Service 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at Seward United Methodist Church. Memorials to the George Downing family for future designations. Condolences at www.zabkafuneralhome.com.