Glenn Albert Nelson

Glenn Albert Nelson, 82, of Quincy, died at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 21, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.

Glenn was born on Oct. 12, 1931, in Canton, Mo., a son of Carl Ander and Wilhelmine Luetkehans Nelson. He was married to Wilda Thorington on Aug. 4, 1951, in Lewis County, Mo. She survives.

Glenn was a 1949 graduate of Palmyra (Mo.) High School. He attended Westminster College.

He was employed by Motorola Inc. for 25 years as a foreman. He later worked for Gardner-Denver, Harris and Pinkerton Inc.

In addition to his wife, Glenn is survived by three children, Wilma (Dave) Theobald of Bloomington, Richard (Kathy) Nelson of Quincy and April Nelson of Quincy; four grandchildren, Amanda (Dan) Miller, Bryant (Deanna) Theobald, and Sarah and Elizabeth Nelson; and four great-grandchildren, Braeden Miller, Keagan Theobald, Emersen Theobald and Asher Theobald.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Stanley and Carl Allen Nelson.

SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Hayden conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

MEMORIALS: Donor's choice.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
1535 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-4907

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Jan. 23 to Jan. 25, 2014