George William Vognar, 77, of St. Anthony Park, died at home Oct. 27 with his friends and family around him. He was born July 25, 1937.

George was a revered family therapist and the recipient of the Minnesota Association of Marriage and Family Therapy’s Distinguished Service Award. A magnetic teacher and beloved mentor, he had a great impact on many people. His humor was unforgettable.

George was the eldest of six, born to Estelle and George Vognar of Chicago. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert.

He will be fondly remembered by his many nephews and nieces and deeply missed by his wife, Christine Midelfort; two daughters, Helga and Signe; his family; his students; and his colleagues.

His memorial service was held Nov. 9 at Luther Seminary.

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