HESSTON-Stehman, Glenn Lloyd 93, of Hesston, Kansas, passed away on July 31, 2019, at home surrounded by family. He leaves Mary Berge Stehman, his wife of 12 years; son Randy (Christine), daughter Sandra (Larry) Toews, and sons Anthony, Rick (Cathy), and Jeff (Shannon); 13 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Glenn was preceded in death by Joanne, his wife of 55 years, and his 5 sisters and brothers. He was born on October 16, 1925, the fifth child of Jake and Fannie Stehman, in St. Elizabeth, Manitoba, Canada. He grew up near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, where he met Joanne Grieser. They married in 1950, and in 1953 they moved to North Dakota, first to Kindred and in 1956, to Casselton. In 1964 they moved back to Detroit Lakes, and in 1976 they moved to Hesston, Kansas. Glenn worked for Honeywell and later Johnson Controls, installing temperature control systems in commercial buildings, work he enjoyed until he retired, when life got even better. They traveled extensively and he enjoyed woodworking, reading, having coffee with his friends, and spending summers at Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp on building projects and maintenance. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 24 at 11 am at the Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, Kansas. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church at 7 pm on August 23 for a time of visitation and sharing. Memorials may be sent to Schowalter Villa, 200 W Cedar St, Hesston, KS 67062.
Published in Wichita Eagle on Aug. 7, 2019.