Glenn E. Kloha
November 01, 1945 - October 29, 2012
Glenn E. Kloha, age 66, a resident of Westmont, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Monday, October 29, 2012. He was born November 1, 1945 in Bay City, MI.
Beloved husband of Judith A. “Judie” (nee Flak) Kloha, whom he married December 18, 1965, loving father of Jeffrey (Susan) Kloha of St. Louis, MO, Michelle (John) Kuranty of Downers Grove, IL and Corinne (Don) Jones of Westmont, adored grandfather of Taylor and Gabrielle Kloha; Katie, Michael and Alex Kuranty; Sydney, Sam and Ben Jones, devoted son of Hattie (nee Schmidt) and the late Roland Kloha, dear brother of Shirley (Bob) Glasner of Western Springs, IL, Estelle (Glenn) Preston of Midland, MI, Alan (Carol Park) Kloha of Midland, MI and Karen (the late Jim) Pope of Midland, MI, fond uncle of many.
Glenn grew up on his family’s dairy farm in Amelith, MI and was a graduate of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, MI. He received an associate’s degree from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, a bachelor of arts from Concordia College in River Forest, IL and a master’s degree from Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. Glenn worked as a Lutheran elementary school teacher and principal for 40 years, serving schools in Garfield, NJ, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL, Cleveland, OH, Munster, IN and Fort Wayne, IN.
Visitation Thursday, November 1, 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.
Additional visitation Friday, November 2, 10:00-11:00 A.M. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 36 N. Grant St., Westmont, IL 60559, (708) 968-3232.
Funeral Services will follow Friday, 11:00 A.M. in the church.
Future Inurnment: Bethania Cemetery, Justice, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631, (847) 933-2413, www.alzheimers-illinois.org or Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105, (314) 505-7000, www.csl.edu
For info. (630) 355-0213, www.friedrich-jones.com