George A. Sharlow, II passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. He was an elder tribal member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. George loved all things nature, and thoroughly enjoyed family cookouts and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a true craftsman and could do anything with wood and electronics, as well as mechanical and technical things. He also liked eating at Cracker Barrel, and loved riding his Indian motorcycle and shooting billiards.
George is survived by his children, George III (Lasontia), and Sarah Canterbury (Shawn); grandchildren, Tyler Canterbury, Daylan Sharlow, and Je’Den Sharlow; siblings, Michael S. Merrill (Kim), Carmen Lone (Gerald), and Orretta F. Sharlow; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Orleeta Sharlow; and siblings, Ada M. Merrill, and Rueben D. Merrill.
The family will receive friends at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd. E., Sheffield Twp. on Wednesday, August 23 from 11:00 am until the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Interment with Military Honors to follow at Resthaven Memory Garden.