Howard D. Glawe, 93, of Farmer City, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Monday (Feb. 11, 2019) at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.
A joint memorial service for Frances L. and Howard D. Glawe will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fullerton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Darrell Howard officiating. Inurnment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City. Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fullerton Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fullerton Cumberland Presbyterian Church or Faith In Action, Monticello.
Howard was born March 31, 1925, in Volga, S.D., a son of Clarence E. and Clara R. French Glawe. He married Frances L. Wood on June 8, 1952, in Cairo. She passed away Nov. 3, 2018.
He is survived by his daughter, Colleen Manuel, Farmer City; son, Curtis (Julie) Glawe, Farmer City; three grandchildren, Aaron (Kamie) Manuel, Mahomet; Andrea (Adam) Weedman, Farmer City; Molly (Andrew) Schneman, Farmer City; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elnor H. Ruch, Farmer City, and C. Marleen Williams, Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Howard was a retired farmer. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
Howard was a member of the Fullerton Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was an elder of the church; past president of the DeWitt County Board; past president of the Dewitt County Farm Bureau; served on the John Warner Hospital board; served on the DeWitt and Macon County Corn Belt FS board; and a member of the Farmer City Kiwanis Club.