Obituaries

Obituaries

Alfred O. “Fritz” Glassman 1931 - 2008 Oakley

Services for Alfred O. “Fritz” Glassman, 77, Oakley, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Church in Oakley.Mr. Glassman died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at the Robert J. Dole Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita.He was born March 2, 1931, in Logan County, the son of Ludwig “Louis” and Anna Leiker Glassman.Mr. Glassman served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War era. He was a farmer and mechanic. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Oakley.He married Shirley Ann Huffman on July 19, 1955, in Oakley. She preceded him in death in 2005.Mr. Glassman was also preceded in death by an infant son, Alfred.Survivors include two sons, Jim and Jerry, both of Oakley; a daughter, Judy Near, Lawrence; two sisters, Mary Cote, Denver, and Jean Aschenbrenner, Oakley; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home in Oakley, where a rosary will be recited at 6 p.m.The family suggests memorials to St. Joseph’s Church or School, and Grandchildren’s Educational Fund in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 221, Oakley, KS 67748.