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Thomas M. Glenn Ed.D.

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Thomas M. Glenn Ed.D. Obituary
Thomas M. Glenn, Ed.D.

Des Moines - Thomas M. Glenn, 79, passed away August 7, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. He was born October 16, 1938, in Perry, Iowa, the youngest of 12 children born to Anastasia Rose White Glenn and Francis Glenn.

Thomas attended St. Patrick's Elementary and High School in Perry, Iowa. He then received his B.S. in Political Science from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, his M.S. in Political Science from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and completed his education by earning his Ed.D. in Counseling and Personnel Services, also from Drake University.

Thomas is survived by 2 sisters, Patricia Whelchel and Ruth Lewis; his wife, Twila; children, Anastasia (Jeff) Bradley, Michelle (Steve) Baas, Angela Glenn (Shane Roberts), Mark Glenn (Heather Light), and Jennifer Glenn; 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; as well as many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren whom he welcomed with an open heart. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Sharon, 4 sisters and 5 brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Pleasant Street in Des Moines with burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. A wake will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines.

In loving memory of Thomas, memorial contributions may be directed to Orchard Place or the Iowa Reading and Information Services for the Blind (IRIS).

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Published in Des Moines Register from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018
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