George E. Weinert

George E. Weinert, age 53, of Grayslake, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Advocate Condell in Libertyville, IL. He was born on January 26, 1962 in Choteau, MT to James and Annetta Weinert. George worked for 25 years for W W Grainger and was a member of the Grayslake Park District for over 10 years. He enjoyed fishing, brewing his own beer, and fixing anything that was broken. George is survived by his wife of 30 years, Karen, his parents James and Annetta Weinert, his children Tina (Mike) Cozad, Andrew Weinert, and Billy Weinert, his siblings Jimmy (Anna) Weinert, Steven Weinert, and Denise (Steve) Greenwood, and his sister-in-law Becky O’Donnell. Friends of the family may visit on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at with the memorial service commencing at 7:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family of George Weinert for a memorial to be named at a later date. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit

12 Responses to George E. Weinert

  • david hacker says:

    what sad news, I have worked with George for almost 20 years and enjoyed the many experiences we shared in our customer / vendor relationship. He was a class guy, truly professional and he earned my respect and friendship over the years. My deepest condolences to the family. I know how heavy my hear is with this sad news, I can only image the sorrow of his family. You will be in my prayers during this most difficult period.


    Dave Hacker

  • Dan McCoy says:

    We are deeply saddened by the passing of George.He was a terrific guy and will be missed.Tyler and I will miss him at Manor Lake as he was always trying for the “Big One”.
    The Mccoys

  • Cindy Schlenker says:

    I wanted to say I’m so sorry about the news of George and my prayers go out to your family. I had the honor to have work with George in past years and just last week in St. Louis.
    Cindy Schlenker

  • Steven Schwabe says:

    George was such a large part of the Grainger family. I still remember the times when George was with us on our fishing trips to Lake Erie. He was always part of the fun without being the center of attention. Those most memorable days of my life and George will always be in them. Those are the kind of things that he will be remembered for – making people smile and bringing laughter in their lives. And while it’s going to be very difficult to think of this world without him, it is a happy thought knowing that wherever he is, he is only spreading happiness.

  • Joni Phillips Bernstein says:

    Karen and family, my deepest condolences to all effected by this horrible tragedy. I will pray for peace for you! I’m sorry, I’m at a loss for words. With love….

  • Dick and Maureen Lenke says:

    Dear Karen,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    We send our prayers and love to you and your family.
    Maureen and Dick Lenke

  • Lorraine Kimmet Evans says:

    I am saddened to hear about George, I have many fond memories growing up across the street from the Weinerts. My fondest memory is of George trying to fly his remote airplanes. May your happy memories comfort you during this difficult times. Lorraine Kimmet Evans

  • Karen says:

    Karen, Andrew & Billy- I can’t imagine your loss. George was a special person who will remain the hearts of many. I’m thinking of you. Know you are loved! Karen Frauson

  • Roxanne (Vogel) Perregaux says:

    Karen and family:
    I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Roxanne Perregaux

  • Shirley and Bob Roberts says:

    Dear Karen, Andrew and Bill,

    We are so terribly sorry! You obviously have many wonderful memories to help sustain each of you at this most difficult time in your lives. Relive those.

    Loving thoughts,

    Shirley and Bob Roberts
    Bob is Dean’s cousin

  • Maria Zimmerman says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your lost. George was way to young for this to happen. He was a great man and will be missed!! Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • Jim Kunik says:

    I am terribly sorry to hear about George’s passing. My father and I worked with George at Grainger for many years. He was a very hard working, thoughtful, and caring man. He was never too busy to help out. He left this earth way too soon. Please accept my condolences, as you remember and celebrate his life. He will certainly be missed at Grainger where he touched many people.

    God bless you, George!!

    Jim Kunik (Jr.)