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Alton E Glass Jr

March 17, 1926

July 27, 2014

Alton E Glass Jr was born on March 17, 1926 and was reunited with his bride of 62 years on July 27, 2014. He was a third generation Renoite. He graduated from Reno High School in 1944. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and spent a two-year enlistment in the US Navy before settling down and marrying his kindergarten sweetheart Mary Ellen Miller. While he worked at the local radio station KATO and for Nevada Bell, they raised two sons. He loved camping and traveling with Mary Ellen in their trailers. He and Mary Ellen published a tour book of Nevada and traveled extensively in the US after their retirements. He was preceded in death by his son Jeffrey, his wife Mary Ellen, and his parents Alton and Mila (Coffin) Glass. He is survived by his sons Richard (Marsha) of St George Utah and Edgar (Nadine) of Tacoma Washington, Mary Lou Glass of Sparks, grandchildren Natalie (Gregory) Russell, Eric Glass, Heather (Rob) Sonneman and 5 great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him and played bridge with him in Reno, Yuma and across the country.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Aug. 1, 2014
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