Glenn William Barthelman
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Mr. Glenn William Barthelman, age 87, passed away on August 22, 2014. Glenn was an outgoing man who lived a life filled with family, friends, church and community. Glenn was born on August 5, 1927 to Earl and Mary Barthelman in Poweshiek County, Iowa. He served in the US NAVY during WWII. Glenn married the former Priscilla Wescott in 1948. They relocated to Detroit where he worked at DTE for over 40 years, eventually retiring as the Director of Power Plant Operations. Glenn was a 32nd degree Mason, member of the Blue Water Shrine Club, member of the South Ward #72 Lodge in Marine City, member of the United Methodist Church in Algonac and member of the Algonac Lions Club. Glenn enjoyed the Detroit Tigers, wintering in Lakeland, Florida, traveling and golf. He was a supportive and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed. SURVIVORS include his wife, Priscilla, daughters Debra (Donald) Andersen, Mary (Robert) Boyd, Linda (Lee) Elder, grandchildren, Carrie, Donald (Lauren) and Erik Andersen, J. Christopher and Trevor Boyd, Bruce and Jeremy (Sophia) O'Brien, great grandchildren, Ricky, Sierra and Jonathan. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers - Howard, Roy, Dwight and Keith and by a daughter, Margaret Ann Barthelman-Cahalan.
A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held on Tuesday, August 26th at 12 Noon at Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, Michigan. Pastor Dennis Irish officiating. VISITATION will be held prior to the service from 10 am to 12 Noon at Gilbert Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, Algonac. In lieu of flowers, MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS may be made to Harbor Hospice of Muskegon, Michigan or United Methodist Church of Algonac, Michigan.
Gilbert Funeral Home Inc
1422 Michigan St
Algonac, MI 48001
Published in The Times Herald on Aug. 24, 2014