Glenn Arthur Alwardt (1952 - 2016)


Glenn Arthur Alwardt, 63, of St. Elmo, died at 3:28 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at his home.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Claytion Vail officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont and one hour before services on Monday at the church. Memorials: The family, Altamont Lutheran Interparish School or donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Alwardt was born on July 31, 1952, in Vandalia, the son of Arthur and Lydia (Kroening) Alwardt. He married Roxie E. Riley on May 15, 1976, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Altamont.
Survivors include his wife; son, Jeffrey Alwardt and his wife Jennifer of Altamont; and daughter, Daphne and her husband Steve Flood of St. Elmo.

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Published in The Leader-Union from June 24 to July 6, 2016