VeteranGlenn Westlake

Glenn Westlake, 90, of Browning died at 3:17 a.m. June 28, 2007, in Macomb.

He was born March 7, 1917, in Table Grove, a son of Smith and Rhoda Chenoweth Westlake. He married Genevie Worthington on July 20, 1940, in Ft. Madison, Iowa. She survives.

Also surviving are four sons, Glenn A. (and Martina) of Astoria, Ronald (and Nancy) and Gary (and Diane), both of Browning and Marvin (and Rebecca) of Mount Carmel; three daughters, Linda (and Wilmer) Gale and Tami Clements, both of Astoria and Julia (and Ron) Rayburn of Morton; one brother, Carl (and Edmona) of Collinsville; 20 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Dale and Larry; one daughter, Pamela Westlake; three sisters, Nola, Cora and Vera; three brothers, Bernard, Lee and Jim; and one grandson, Jonathan Westlake.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II.

He was a member of Bader Christian Church, where he served as elder.

He worked for Illinois Department of Transportation, Schuyler County Highway Department, and was a Schuyler County farmer.

Services were held Sunday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Bob Florence officiating. Burial was in Browning Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/4/2007