Passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Sunday, October 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was just a few days shy of his 90th birthday. He was born in North Easthope Township, a son of the late David Schwartzentruber and former Sylvia Kipfer. Reunited with his beloved wife Katie Schwartzentruber (nee Gascho) who predeceased him April 30, 2017. Loving father of Karen (Stew) Gingrich of St. Jacobs, Garry (Kay-Ellen) Schwartzentruber, Grant (Pauline) Schwartzentruber, all of Milverton, Colleen (Marcel) Stadelmann of RR # 1 Kincardine and Quintin (Sue) Schwartzentruber of St. Jacobs. Forever missed and lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marcella Martin of Waterloo, David and Marion Schwartzentruber of Baden, Marlene and Harold Schultz of Milverton, Orval and Carolyn Schwartzentruber of Point Clark, Don and Maureen Schwartzentruber of Elora, Clara Zehr of Tavistock, Dan and Joyce Gascho of Wellesley, Ruth and Rae Nafziger of Mitchell. He was predeceased by sister-in-law Vera and Leroy Leis and brothers-in-law Delmer Zehr, Lester Roth, Henry Martin, and nephews Willard Leis and Roger Zehr.
Glenn had been an active member of the former Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank. He was a loving and caring father and grandpa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He farmed in Mornington Township before moving to Milverton. He enjoyed playing crokinole with friends at Knollcrest and rug hooking. He enjoyed the outdoors and traveling with his wife.
Visitation at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. A private family interment service will take place at Riverdale Cemetery on Thursday, October 11, followed by the funeral service at the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Pastor Jim Brown and Pastor Brent Kipfer officiating.
Special thanks for the loving care provided by the staff at Knollcrest Lodge.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee, Knollcrest Lodge or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and memorial tribute information at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca