Obit: Glaman, Donald E. (1918 - 2005)

Contact: Ken Wood

Surnames: Glaman, Krueger, Castner, Helgerson, Mellenthin, Triggs, Jones, Peters, Kuhn

----Source: Marshfield News Herald, Marshfield, Wood Co., WI, Thur., 17 Feb. 2005, p. A4, col. 1.

Glaman, Donald E. (18 Feb. 1918 - 15 Feb. 2005)

Donald E. Glaman, 86, of 915 West Eighth St., died Tues., Feb. 15, 2005, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Fri., February 18, 2005, at Christ Lutheran Church with the Rev. Mark A. Krueger officiating. Mary Castner and Duane Helgerson will provide the music. Burial will be in the spring in Hillside Veterans of Honor Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion Post No. 54 of Marshfield.

Family will receive relatives and friends from 10 a.m. until time of services Fri. at the church.

Rembs/Kundinger Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Don was born on Aug. 18, 1918, to Edmund and Alma (Mellenthin) Glaman in Marshfield, where he graduated from McKinley High School. Don served in the U.S. Army from May 12, 1943, until his honorable discharge on April 11, 1946. He served in the infantry in Germany.

He was married to Eulah J. Triggs on Aug. 10, 1946, in Wisconsin Rapids, She died on May 17, 1994. After their marriage, he served as a police officer for the City of Marshfield and also as a deputy sheriff for Wood County. He then became a postal clerk for the United States Post Office. He served as a superintendent of mails and retired after 29 years of service. After Eulah’s death, he resided with his daughter, Kathy, for 10 years.

Don was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Elks Lodge No. 665 of Marshfield and the American Legion Post No. 54 of Marshfield.

He is survived by his son, Dennis G. (Carol) Glaman of Fond du Lac; his daughter, Kathy E. Jones (fiancé, Donald Peters) of Marshfield; three grandchildren, Scott R. Jones of Milwaukee; Stacey M. Jones of Marshfield and Krista (Dennis) Kuhn of La Crosse; and one great-grandson, Skylar Jones.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Eulah.

Social Security Record

First Name: Donald
Middle Name: E
Last Name: Glaman
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 18 August 1918
Social Security Number: 396-01-6227
Place of Issuance: Wisconsin
Last Residence: Wood, Wisconsin
Zip Code of Last Residence: 54449
Death Date : 15 February 2005
Estimated Age at Death: 87



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