Glenn passed away peacefully at his Petaluma home on December 6, 2012. He left the loving arms of his family to go home to his Maker and to forever join family and friends in Heaven. He was born in 1932 to Forrest and Margaret in Detroit, MI. Glenn joined the US Navy and served during the Korean War aboard the USS Dionysus as an electronics technician and as a member of the Fire Crew. His passing was due to pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer as a result of his military service. Glenn's career included working for AT&T, owning a brokerage business in San Rafael, Telecommunications Manager for American Express in Phoenix and working as a Consultant (after retirement) for Teleport Communications Group/AT&T in Phoenix. His passions included piloting his airplanes, music, and golf. Glenn is survived by his devoted wife, Elaine and his loving children, Chris (Dennis), Glenn (Kathlinda), Dennis (Ann), Jim (Ann), and Ronald (Stacey). In addition, he will be so missed by his adoring grandchildren Dennis (Kerry), Colter, Caitlin, Dominic, Jason, Wyatt, Tess, Olivia, Madison, Casshe, and Isabella. Glenn was a member of the Petaluma United Methodist Church, where he served as a Trustee and was a member of the Choir, the Petaluma Elks, and Rooster Run Senior Men's Golf Club and where he marshaled for many years. The family inurned Glenn's ashes on December 15, 2012 at Cypress Hill Memorial Park with a military service. On January 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. a celebration of Glenn's life will be held at the Petaluma Methodist Church at 410 D Street. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran Street, Petaluma, CA 94952 or to
. We would like to thank Hospice of Petaluma for their compassionate care and support, and also Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory for their assistance.
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013