Archive for Monday, May 24, 2010

Funeral for Shawnee firefighter killed over the weekend set for Thursday

May 24, 2010


Services are set for Thursday morning for John Glaser, the 33-year-old firefighter who died Saturday while fighting a fire.

A procession honoring the firefighter will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, 10901 Johnson Drive, and will continue past Shawnee Fire Department headquarters at 65th Street and Quivira Road, before continuing to United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood.

Glaser’s funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Glaser, who lived in Olathe, is survived by his wife and two children.

A John Glaser Memorial Fund has been set up through Bank of America. Donations to the fund can be mailed to the fund at:

Bank of America

175 Claireborne Road

Olathe, KS 66062.


frankfussman 7 years, 6 months ago

Expect a turnout of firefighters from around the country to honor one of their own.

riverdrifter 7 years, 6 months ago

Gee, wouldn't you presume Phred and his group of merry haters would be there? Sheesh. Surely they could come up with something to hate about firemen. They hate everything & everybody else....

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