Glenn Charles Fitzloff, age 81, of Litchfield, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at the Cosmos Assisted Living in Cosmos.
He was born Aug. 26, 1926, in rural Renville County, the son of Edward and Martha (Dascher) Fitzloff. Glenn was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, and was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield at the time of his death.
Glenn graduated from the Hutchinson High School.
He was united in marriage to Helen Elaine Johnson Sept. 26, 1947, at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. Through the years, they made their home in rural Hutchinson, Ellsworth Township, St. Cloud, Dassel, and Litchfield.
Glenn farmed for 10 years before switching careers and becoming an insurance salesman and later, a real estate salesman until 1985.
He enjoyed fishing with Helen, gardening, and golfing.
Glenn is survived by his children, Linda (Wes) Holtz of Litchfield, Penny (Terry) Pfarr of LeSueur, Candyce (Lee) Westfield of Walker, and Jerome (Martha) Fitzloff of Kingston; grandsons Aaron Fitzloff, Jereme Rick, Adam Rick, Lucas Pfarr, Alex Westfield, and Tyler Westfield; granddaughters Sarah (Tim) Possin, April Fitzloff, Casey Pfarr, Samantha Pfarr, and Sydney Westfield; step-grandsons Mike Anderson, Chad Anderson, and Brandon Anderson; step-granddaughters Joanna Anderson, and Andrea Anderson; great-grandsons Connor Fitzloff, Camden Fitzloff, Cade Fitzloff, Joshua Rick, Isaac Rick, and Caleb Possin; great-granddaughter Whitney Rick; and a brother, Earl (Fern) Fitzloff of Hutchinson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; parents Edward and Martha; son Scott Charles Fitzloff; grandson Nicholas Pfarr; brothers Duane Fitzloff and Ray Fitzloff; and sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Arvid Krumrey.
A memorial service took place Thursday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield with the Rev. David Sorenson officiating. Congregational hymns were “Because He Lives” and “How Great Thou Art.” Organist was Bea Devereaux. The interment of the urn will take place in the spring at the Dassel Cemetery.
Visitation was Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel, and continued Thursday for one hour prior to the memorial service.
The Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel handled the arrangements.