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Wilson A. Glanzer

Wilson Glanzer obituary photoWilson A. Glanzer, age 81, of Iroquois, died Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at the Huron Regional Medical Center. His funeral service was 10:30 AM Friday, June 8th at the Bethesda Church with the Rev. Rick Wolgamott officiating. Burial was in the Ideal Cemetery.

Wilson A. Glanzer was born on August 5, 1925, on the farm at Carpenter, South Dakota to Matt P. and Kathryn (Gross) Glanzer. He grew up on the farm and attended Wheeler Country School. Wilson worked for other farmers, and then took over the family farm. Wilson also moved hay for Sidney Gross for many years. He retired from farming in 1994, and two years later they moved to Iroquois.

On November 4, 1953 Wilson, married Norma (Waldner) at her parent's home at rural Carpenter.

Wilson served on the Foster Township Board and attended Bethesda Church. He enjoyed collecting toy tractors and farm caps.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Elard; two sisters, Jennie Schmidt and Wanda Polly, and one daughter, Cathy, in infancy.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Norma of Iroquois; four daughters, Connie (Tony) Anderson of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Carla (Dean) Reilly of Iroquois, Charlene (Bill) Berg of Dell Rapids, and Cathryn Glanzer of Aberdeen; eight grandchildren, Angie (Mike) Aragon, Megan Anderson, Becky (Mike) Harris, Cody Reilly, Cyndi, Kristyn, Nathan and Allison Berg; two great-grandchildren, Deion and Chenoa Harris; and two sisters, Rozella Glanzer and Alma Glanzer, both of Huron.