Glenous Amelia (Kreisler) Absmeier was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on November 11, 1919 to Reuben and Oma Kreisler and passed away surrounded by family on June 25, 2014. Glenous moved to California at the age of six and was lovingly raised by her aunt and uncle, Sadie and Earl Latz. Glenous' life partner of 60 years, John, whom she met at the age of 15, preceded her in death in 1998. They were married four times to each other, the first time being March 12, 1938, followed by June 23, 1940, March 17, 1941 and June 23, 1988. She loved her family, friends, dogs, the Trojans, baking, luncheons and dinners, white wine, sunglasses, her red BMW, and orchids.
Glenous and John traveled the world seven times and said, "Every day was an adventure." Among her many accomplishments, Glenous was the "hostess with the mostest", working in management for Hostess cakes for 35 years. Glenous served with several organizations including Women's Architectural League, Assistance League of San Pedro, University of Southern California Dames, American Women in Radio and Television, Palos Verdes Library Board, Palos Verdes Art Center, Toberman Auxiliary, the Affinity Group, and many more associations.
Glenous is survived by brother Robert Latz; sons John (Caethe), James (Marie) and daughter Janis; grandchildren Brenda, John, Michael, Erin, Jeff, Jimmy, Deena, Samantha, Gina, Kelly and Christopher; great-grandchildren Nicole, Arianna, Emily, Oliver, Ivy, Karinna, Harper, Brittany, Cory, Tabitha, Luke, Jacob, Colby, Lucie, Sebastian, Malachi, and Diego; and great-great-grandchild Raelyn.
A 'Celebration of Life' service will be held at Los Verdes Golf Club on August 6, 2014 from 1pm to 6pm. In her honor attire is bright and casual. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the
Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on July 31, 2014