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Glenn Wilhelm


Glenn A. Wilhelm, 86, LaGrange, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at his residence.

    He was born August 28, 1926, in Waterloo, Ind., to Shirl and Minnie (Bleck) Wilhelm.

    Moving from the Ashley/Hudson area to this area in 1958, he retired as a supervisor at Ohio Table Pad Company in LaGrange. He was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in LaGrange and served 16½ years on the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Merit Board. He was a former member of the LaGrange Moose Lodge.

    He was married September 6, 1952, in Garrett, to Marjorie E. Bartels. She survives.

    Also surviving are five daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Sam Young, Wolcottville, LuAnn and Steve Gage, Howe, Susan and Ron Lovell, Angola, Terri and Mahlon Bontrager, LaGrange, and Cathy and Jim Coburn, LaGrange; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Janet Walker, Waterloo, Ind.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Daniel G. Wilhelm, and four brothers, Hubert, Dale, Royal and Keith Wilhelm.

    Services were held Thursday, January 24, at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in LaGrange with Reverend Thomas McShannock officiating.

    Burial is in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

    Memorials may be directed to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church or Parkview Home Health and Hospice.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.