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George E. Watrous
1/11/1938 - 11/29/2006

George moved to El Paso with his family when he was 14 years old, where he attended and graduated from Austin High School. George married Gloria L. Traettino in El Paso on June 3, 1961.  He was employed as a telephone switchman with Southwestern Bell until his retirement in 1991. George and his wife Gloria moved to Ruidoso in 1992. Gloria preceded him in death in 1995.

George is survived by his son, William 'Bill' Watrous of Ruidoso, his daughter Grace Nicholson and her husband Tommy Nicholson of El Paso, sister Sherry Ware and her husband Paul of El Paso, sister Desta 'Bunny' Harvey of West Texas, brother Tommie Lee Watrous of El Paso, brother-in-law Leland DeFord of El Paso, grandson Tommy Nicholson of El Paso, and several beloved nieces and nephews.

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