Glen H. Wraspir, age 77, of Silver Lake, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake.
He was born April 1, 1941, in Silver Lake, the son of Henry and Mildred (Cuhel) Wraspir.
Glen was baptized; and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth June 5, 1955, at the Congregational Church in Silver Lake by Pastor Walter B. Beach.
He was a 1959 graduate of the Silver Lake High School.
Glen was united in marriage to Doris Ondracek Sept. 8, 1962, at The Czech Brethren Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake, with Dr. E. Joseph Rose officiating. This marriage was blessed with two children; Dale and Debbie. Glen and Doris shared 56 years of marriage.
Glen held employment at the Powell Candy Company for a short time, before entering a partnership with his father in a building and house moving company. He then began working for AG Systems Inc. in Hutchinson until his retirement, where he truly was a jack-of-all- trades welder, draftsman, designer; just about everything.
Glen enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, gardening, ice fishing, and playing cribbage with his friends almost daily. He also liked camping, deer hunting, and snowmobiling. He loved to tinker around with things, and fix them if broken; as well as working with wood and making many things.
Glen enjoyed making homemade sauerkraut, horseradish, sausage, bologna, and wieners. He was a honorary lifetime member of the Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club, and spent many years as the “chief cook,” making turtle soup for the annual stag party.
He was a faithful member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.
Glen is survived by his loving wife, Doris M. Wraspir; children, Dale (Betty) Wraspir of Silver Lake, and Debbie (Reggie) Krueger of Watertown; grandchildren Claire, Ethan and Andrew Wraspir, Bailey (Derek) VanDeVeire, Julia (Nathanael) Hostetter, and Kelsey Krueger; a brother, Larry Wraspir of Howard Lake; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mildred.
Funeral services took place Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake; followed by interment at Bohemian National Cemetery in Silver Lake.
There was visitation Friday, March 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church.
Casket bearers were Claire, Ethan, and Andrew Wraspir; Bailey and Derek VanDeVeire; Julia and Nathanael Hostetter; and Kelsey Krueger.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com.