Archive for Wednesday, December 5, 2001

James Glenn

December 5, 2001


Memorial services for James Glenn, 78, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Glenn died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center, Topeka. He moved to Lawrence in 1958 and had formerly lived in Topeka.

He was born April 22, 1923, in Sabetha, the son of James and Jennie (Mize) Glenn.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II.

Mr. Glenn was the former owner and manager of the Travelodge, Lawrence, from 1975 until 1988, when he retired. Previously, he had been the store manager at Rusty's IGA Hillcrest from 1958 to 1975.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

He married Marjorie Kauffman on Aug. 9, 1942, in Topeka. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Julie Glenn, Cincinnati; a son, Richard, Heidelberg, Germany; a sister, Rovena Smith, Topeka; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials to First Presbyterian Church Habitat for Humanity Project, sent in care of the mortuary.

Friends wishing to give condolences and sign the Remembrance Registry may do so at, subject: Glenn.

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