George P. Ihle Jr., age 87, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Grand Island, passed away peacefully following a brief illness on Feb. 15, 2021.
George was born in Buffalo on Aug. 15, 1933, the son of the late George P. Sr. and Louise Ihle. He graduated from Riverside High School before serving in the Marines for four years. After returning from the service, he married Patricia Robinson and they celebrated their 65th anniversary this past October.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two sons, George P. Ihle III (Lisa) and Robert J. Ihle (Andrew Kiener); and his brother, Philip Ihle. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Jennifer (Dominic) Florio, George P. Ihle IV (Anna), and Jason Ihle (Brittani); and great-grandchildren: Brayden, Noah, Benjamin, Madison, Kendall and Lincoln.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Harvey Ihle Sr. and Richard Ihle.
Private services will be held at a future date.