GLEN R. "BOOTY" FAHRNOW, 70, of North Manchester, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1942 in Huntington, Ind. a son of Carl Fahrnow and Meta (Reddick) Fahrnow Double. Glen was a 1960 graduate of Huntington High School and received a B.S. degree in 1964 from Huntington College, where he played baseball and basketball. He married Judy Davis in Huntington on Aug. 8, 1964. He retired from Bentz Metals in Fort Wayne after 15 years and also worked at Parker Industries in Silver Lake, Ind. for 20 years and part-time at Liquid Assets in North Manchester. He was a member of the Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester. He enjoyed playing and watching sports and being outdoors. He was an avid Indiana University and Indianapolis Colts fan. He loved animals and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Judy Fahrnow of North Manchester; three children, Angela Marie Fahrnow, and Amy K. Fahrnow, both of North Manchester, and Douglas Clayton (Angela) Fahrnow of New Palestine, Ind.; four grandchildren, Ashlee Noel Fahrnow, Clayton Douglas Fahrnow, Jack Tyler Fahrnow, and Emily Kay Fahrnow, all of New Palestine; two sisters, Sharon (Jim) Smart of Perkinsville, Ind., and Margie Himes of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers and a half sister. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St, North Manchester, with calling one hour prior. Pastor J.P. Freeman offiiciating. Friends may also call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the church. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester. Preferred memorials to Congregational Christian Church. The memorial guestbook for Glen may be signed online at grandstaff-hentgen.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 10, 2013