Chesterton Tribune

Glen Guenther dies at 82

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Glen W. Guenther, of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday October 28, 2008 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso. He was 82.

He was born on May 16, 1926 in Winsor, Ontario, Canada to Melvin and Margaret (Simpson) Guenther, both of whom preceded him in death.

On August 21, 1948 at the Chapel of the Dunes in Miller, he married Bettie J. Carew, who survives in Chesterton.

He is also survived son, Jeff (Annie) Guenther of Westfield; daughters, Glenda Sue (John) Ray of Chesterton, Bunny (Ron) Nixon of Valparaiso; brother, Karl Guenther of Portage; sisters, Margaret Green (Pink) of Godrich, Ontario, Canada, Barbara (Bob) Rankin of Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada; nine grandchildren, Melissa, Timothy, Amanda, Adrianne, Kellee, Lindsay, Christopher, Kyle and Brett and nine great-grandchildren.

Glen was a warehouse foreman for Scott Ladd Foods retiring in 1991. He served in the U.S. Army 320th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry division in the European Theater of Operations.

A funeral service, Rev. Frederick Hoover officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 1, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will follow at Angel Crest Cemetery, Valparaiso.

A visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday October 31, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home. Memorials for Glen may be made to the American lung Association or to the VNA Hospice Center of Porter County.



Posted 10/30/2008