Tichenor, George Humphrey,III

Name: Tichenor, III, George Humphrey
Burial Date: 2002, 08/20
Age at Death: 67
Plot Location: 196 B
Notes: son of George Humphrey II & Thelma Alicia(Pence)
War: Cold War 


George H. Tichenor, 67, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at his home in Sterling.

He was born Feb.2, 1935, at San Francisco, the son of George and Thelma P. Pence Tichenor. He was a MIT graduate with a degree in aeronautics. A longtime Sterling resident, formerly of San Francisco, New Yok and London, he was a mechanical engineer, and was a college professor at San Francisco State University.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association and a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include an uncle, Joseph Arden Pence, Davis, Calif. and several cousins.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at his home, 240 N. Broadway, Sterling, with Father Kevin Schmidt officiating. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sterling Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to Sterling College or to the donor’s choice, both in care of the funeral home.


George wrote a lengthy tribute to his mother, Thelma Pence Tichenor, that reveals much of his life as well.  Please read it on her site.

George Humphrey Tichenor, III


San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 14 Aug 2002 (aged 67)

Sterling, Rice County, Kansas, USA

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Plot 196 B
Birth: Feb. 2, 1935
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2002
Rice County
Kansas, USA

age 67, George Humphrey II & Thelma Alicia(Pence)
Veteran of: Cold WarFamily links:
George Humphrey Tichenor II (1906 – 1959)
Thelma Alicia Pence Tichenor (1901 – 1999)
Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 196 B
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