Eugene J. Glenzer, 84, Town of Greenwood, passed away at his residence on December 27, 2017.
He was born on October 5, 1933 to the late Albert and Theresa (Lindner) Glenzer. He married Jeanne Scheller on October 1, 1955 at St. John the Baptist Church in Rib Lake. Eugene attended Green Grove Grade School for grades 1 through 8. He then attended Rib Lake High School where he graduated in 1953.
Eugene worked for Taylor County Highway Department for one year before working for Harvey Company for 16 years (1954-1970). He was employed for Foremost Foods from 1970 to 1976 then started working for Weather Shield from 1976 to 1986. He then worked for SNE Enterprises from 1986 until his retirement in 1999. He also worked on his dairy farm from 1957 to 1982.
In his free time he enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, playing cards, gardening, cooking maple syrup, making fire wood, watching his beloved Packers and Brewers and especially spending time with his family.
Eugene was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, mixed couples and men’s bowling leagues and was founder and president of Interwald Wanderers snowmobile club.
Eugene is survived by his wife Jeanne P. Glenzer of Greenwood; Sons: Dean (Janet) Glenzer of Tomahawk, Gary (Gayle) Glenzer of Rib Lake; Daughters: Wendy (Dan) Sackmann of Rib Lake, Debra (Chuck) Parks of Merrill; 15 Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren and 3 on the way; Sister: Marcella Lord of Marshfield and many other family and friends.
In addition to his parents Eugene is preceded in death by Brothers: Alfred and Charlie Glenzer; Sisters: Elnora Erdman, Caroline Steen and Delores Eggert.
Funeral Services will be on December 30, 2017 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be on December 30, 2017 at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eugene’s Grandsons: Damian, Nathan, Chris, Drew, Kyle, Austin, Deano and Briar.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made out in Eugene’s family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.