Glenn C. Belden, 85, of Marengo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Compass Memorial Hospital, Marengo. Funeral services:
11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Pastor Andrew Gray officiating. Burial with military honors: Marengo Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Sheila of Marengo; three children, Vicki (Lee) Koenig of Marengo, Daniel (Dar) Belden of Marengo and Curtis Belden (Dawn) of Cedar Rapids; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three siblings, Russell (Pat) Belden of Clayton Center, Shirley Gifford of Waterloo and Maxine McAllen of Arlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Julie Belden; a sister, Jean Morarie; and a brother, Wayne Belden.
Glenn Carmi Belden was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Volga City, the son of Lynn Carmi and Elsie Pearl Hansel Belden. He graduated from Volga City High School in 1954. Glenn joined the U.S. Army in 1955. He married Sheila Carpenter in Kirksville, Mo., on Sept. 25, 1957. Glenn worked on farms, at Amana Refrigeration and was a logger for 30 years. He was an avid arrowhead hunter. He enjoyed metal detecting, painted yard ornaments, gardening and bird watching.
Online condolences: www.klosterfuneralhome.com.