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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Former councilman George Wangemann passes at age 72

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 18, 2024) – The hearts of those serving the City of Gainesville, Georgia, including the Gainesville City Council, are broken knowing George Wangemann is no longer with us. Mr. Wangemann, 72, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, after a well-fought battle against cancer.

Having devoted nearly 40 years to representing Ward 4, Wangemann was the longest-serving seated member of Council at the time of his resignation in December 2023: https://www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com/obituary/George-Wangemann

Please join us in praying for Mr. Wangemann’s loved ones as they navigate this unimaginable loss in the days, weeks and months ahead. There’s no question that Mr. Wangemann made Gainesville-Hall County a better place for all during his time here on Earth.

For those interested in attending, the funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1234 Riverside Drive in Gainesville. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville.

We will miss you, George.

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