Glen Still

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Glen A. Still, age 88, of Galva, passed away on Wednesday, June 6 at the North Lake Manor Living & Rehabilitation of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at the St. John's Lutheran Church of Galva with the Rev. Paul D. Egger officiating. Burial will be in the Galva Township East Cemetery of Galva with military rites conducted by the American Legion Dibbern Post #454 of Galva. A visitation will be held on Sunday, June 10 from 4 p.m. -- 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. -- 8 p.m. at the church. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein is in charge of the arrangements.

Glen A. Still was born December 23, 1923 to Robert and Nellie (Hawn) Still northwest of Holstein, Iowa in Griggs Township. The family moved to North Dakota in 1926, then moved to Ida Grove, Iowa in 1936. Glen attended Ida Grove High School. He served in the armed services in 1945 and 1946 and was stationed in the Philippines.

Glen was united in marriage to Phyllis Ehler on June 8, 1947 and in the same year started farming in Danbury and moved to Galva in 1951. He also sold P.A.G. seed corn and worked as a carpenter for Jess Construction. He retired from farming in 1992.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He was a golfer, a fisherman, a member of the American Legion Dibbern Post #454 of Galva and enjoyed family get-togethers.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Hugo and Lydia (Schwenk) Ehler; daughter, Beverly Tjaden; three brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Phyllis of Galva; daughters, Jeanette (Darrell) Ehlers of Holstein and Susan (Steve) Jimmerson of Alta; son, Robert (Darlene) Still of Galva; grandchildren, Curt Ehlers, Craig Ehlers, Clint Ehlers, Courtney Brink, Kim Shunnarah, Kelly Smith, Kory Kock, Marc Kock, Marty Jimmerson, Wendi Geno and Jessica Jensen; 20 great-grandchildren; one brother, Marvin Still of Sioux City; four sisters, Gladys Bower of Battle Creek, Doris Lacey of Battle Creek, June Grieve of California, Audrey Kent of California; and many more extended relatives.

On-line condolences can be made at