Glenn Krulish

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 8, 2008

Glenn W. Krulish, 87
Glenn William Krulish, 87, of Austin died on Aug. 5, 2008 at Austin Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 13, 1920 in Bruce, S.D. to Frank R. and Elizabeth (Overocker) Krulish. Glenn attended school in Bruce, S.D., and graduated from the Austin High School. He entered the National Guard in 1939 and the Army in 1941. He served in Company H of the 135th Infantry, 34th division, The Red Bull division. During his enlistment he was stationed overseas in Ireland, Africa and Italy. Following his discharge from the army in 1945 he worked at a local dairy before starting his 35 year career with the Geo. A. Hormel Co. He retired in June of 1983. Glenn was married Jean Elizabeth Graves on July 14, 1946 at Brownsdale United Methodist Church.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, life member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and belonged to the American Bowling Association. Glenn’s hobbies included bowling, golfing, fishing and water skiing.
Glenn is survived by his spouse, Jean Elizabeth Krulish, Austin, MInn.; daughters and son-in-law: Cynthia (Steven) Gleason, Austin, Minn. Catherine Krulish, Osceola, Mo.; grandsons, Dominic Ciola, Minneapolis, Minn., Louis Ciola III, Austin, Texas; granddaughter, Elizabeth Krulish, Osceola; Step-grandson, Philip Gleason, Tallahassee, Fla.; step-granddaughters, Kara Gleason, Chicago, Ill., Marjorie Gleason, Chicago; sisters, Helen Krulish, Lyle, Minn., Lucille Giannou, Phoenix, Ariz., Evelyn Pettis, Austin, Minn., Beverly (Marvin) Adams, Stacyville, Iowa; sisters-in-law, Eva Belle Krulish, Lyle, Deloris Krulish, Austin, Minn; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and a son-in-law, Louis Ciola, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2008 at First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dennis Tamke officiating. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery in Austin. Visitation will be at First United Methodist Church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The family prefers memorials to the First United Methodist Church or the Donor’s choice. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. The organist will be Scott Blankenbaker with soloist, Coni Nelson

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