VAN WERT, Ohio — Lester G. Glander of Van Wert died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born Jan. 20, 1919, in West Unity, Ohio, a son of Andrew Glen and Mary E. (Stultz) Glander, both of whom are deceased.
On July 22, 1941, he married Clara Lucille Eutsler who is also deceased.
are his children: Linda Glander of Angola, Ind., Nancy Gallet of
Ashley, Ohio, Blace Glander of Van Wert and Greg Glander of Venedocia.
Also surviving are his sister: Helen Mosier of Van Wert and
grandchildren: Bobbie Jo Daniels, Charity Smith, Patrick Zabst, James
Detter, Josh Detter, Ross Glander, Lance Glander, Greg Glander, and Lisa
Stull. Also surviving are 15 plus great-grandchildren.
preceded in death by a brother: Bud Glander, a sister: Marjorie Ormsby, a
grandson: Donald “Chippy” Stewart II, and a great-granddaughter, Shelby
Lester had retired from Federal Mogul after many years of
service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Van
Wert American Legion Post 178.
Services will be at 1:30
p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at Brickner Funeral Home with Pastor Philip
E. Zielinski officiating. Burial will follow in Wright Cemetery near
Friends will be received in the
funeral home by the family from 2 - 8 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, and
one hour prior to services on Monday. Graveside military honors will be
rendered by the combined honors unit of Van Wert American Legion Post
178 and VFW Post 5803.
Preferred memorials are to the donor’s choice.
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