Glen Deitcher

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Glen H. Deitcher Glen H. Deitcher passed away on February 5, 2014, due to complications from a fall. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 6, 1932, the son of Henry and Clara Deitcher. He grew up in Ottawa, Kansas where he graduated from Ottawa High School in 1950. Glen served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, attended Oklahoma University, Washburn University and retired from the Kansas Secretary of State's Office in 2000. Following his retirement he worked as a tour guide at the State Capitol and the Kansas History Museum. He was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Glen and Ann McQuade were married on June 4, 1955 at St. Philips Catholic Church in Osawatomie, Kansas. She survives as well as their daughters, Ellyn (Ralph) Hollis, Overland Park, Kansas, Gretchen (Matthew) Kitson, Kenosha, Wis., and Katrina Deitcher, Topeka KS; a son Eric (Tiffany) Deitcher, Berryton, Kansas. He is also survived by nine grandchildren two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a sister, Wilma Ferkol. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Anita Smith. A visitation will be held at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka KS, on Friday from 4-7 p.m. with a parish rosary said at 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3601 SW 17th St, Topeka KS. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to TARC, 2701 SW Randolph Ave, Topeka KS 66611 or to Midland Hospice in Glen's name 4137 SW 10th Ave, Topeka KS 66604. Online condolences may be left at Glen H. Deitcher

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Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home
2801 SW Urish Road
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 272-7888
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Feb. 6, 2014
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