Glenn Laws, 90, of Wildwood, Mo., formerly of Dupo, Ill., born Feb. 24, 1926 in Wichita, Kan., passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence.
Mr. Laws served four years in the Navy, and retired as a master sergeant in the United States Air Force. He later worked for Larson Industries and then Purex. He was a member of the VFW in Wildwood, Mo. He was a diehard St. Louis Cardinals fan, and played minor league baseball in Japan.
Mr. Laws was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Harvell-Laws; his parents, Arvan and Elva, nee Gaulding, Laws; his son-in-law, Michael McNair; his grandson, Michael Leiby; his brother, Merle Laws; his sister, Velma (Amos Hann) Ott; and his grandparents, Bill and Mamie Gaulding.
Surviving are his son, Dale (Linda) Harvell; his daughter, Cathy McNair; his son, Dennis (Terri) Harvell; his daughters, Alice (Jerry) Devany, Karen (Joe Larson) Gower, and Gail (Jay) Harvell; his brother, Weldon Laws; and his sister-in-law, Charlcie Laws. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Veterans Association. www.leesmanfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Leesman Funeral Home in Dupo, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at Leesman Funeral Home in Dupo, Ill., with Rev. David Krueger officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Dupo, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 5, 2016