Glenn, Hester Viola – Obituary

Summerville, Union County, Oregon

Hester V. Glen, 66, of Summerville, died Thursday, June 20 near Imbler, as the result of an automobile accident.

Mrs. Glenn was born May 4, 1906, at Pendleton, the daughter of Thomas and Fronia Kasinger. She moved with her family to the Grande Ronde Valley as a child and lived here all of her life. On July 28,1928, she was married Keith E. Glenn at Walla Walla.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of La Grande and a very active member of the Rebecca Lodge Jewel Chapter No. 96 IOOF and the Elgin Blue Mt. Chapter No.56 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of Daughters of Nydia, Temple No. 4.

Survivors include her widower, Keith E. Glenn of Summerville; son Buddy Glenn, Summerville; daughter Mrs. James [Joanne] Wiseman, La Grande; five grandchildren; sisters Lola Wright, San Mateo, Calif.; Bessie Ruckman, Oakland, Calif.; and Mrs.. Floy Davis, San Francisco, Calif.; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at Daniel’s Valley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jack Hart of the First Christian Church officiating. Vault interment will follow at the Summerville Cemetery.

La Grande Observer
June 21, 1974
Contributed by: Tom Kasinger

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