John M. Glenn

BATAVIA – John M. Glenn, 87, of Batavia, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He was born March 18, 1926, in Aurora, the son of John and Eva (nee Mehren) Glenn. He was united in marriage to Eileen Schramer on Oct. 14, 1950.

John proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. After his military service, John worked at the Batavia Post Office for 33 years. After retirement, he worked for Flinn Scientific for 25 years. He was a founding member of the Batavia Orchid Society. He was also a member of the Maple Park American Legion Post 312. He loved wood-working in his spare time. John was proud to have been selected to participate in Honor Flight Chicago's trip to Washington D.C. in July 2009.

John is survived by his wife of 62 years, Eileen Glenn, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William (Marjorie) Glenn; and two sisters, Ruth (William) Flaherty and Lois (Gregory) Molitor.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. in Batavia.

Funeral services will start with prayers from the funeral home at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, before proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 W. Main St. in Batavia, to celebrate the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Winfield.

For information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home at 630-879-7900 or

Funeral Home

Moss Family Funeral Home
209 South Batavia Avenue Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-7900
Published in Kane County Chronicle on May 23, 2013