Glen J. Maubach, 101, Blackstone, passed away Nov. 22, 2018, in the comfort of his family at home.
Glen was born Oct. 12, 1917, in Henry, the son of John and Magdalena Dilzer Maubach, a family of 18. He married the love of his life, Elaine Long on June 1, 1942. She preceded him in death in 2010. They had two daughters who he doted on, the late Sharon Scheall and Glenda (Terry) Tannahill. He loved his four grandchildren, Mitchell, Brent (Kenosha) Tannahill and Lea (Jesse) Tannahill Carter, and Christa Scheall Baumhauer; and his five great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Georgia and Dominic Tannahill, and Carley and Mason Baumhauer; along with several nieces and nephews.
Glen was a lifelong farmer, carpenter and owned heavy equipment. He enjoyed gardening, mechanical work, woodworking and Farmall tractors, but most of all he loved his family. He was a member of the Cornell American Legion, Streator VFW and Blackstone Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran.
He and Elaine gave to others generously. They went on several missionary trips to Mexico, made hundreds of baby blankets and helped many charities and people in need.
He will be profoundly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, both at the Winterrowd Funeral Home, Streator.