The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

January 21, 2013

Shirley Glasser



  Shirley Glasser, age 68, of Madelia, MN, died on Saturday January 19, 2013, due to an automobile accident.

 Visitation will be from 4 PM to 8 PM on Wednesday January 23, 2013, at the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia, MN, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

 Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM Thursday January 24, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Madelia, MN, with Pastor Debbie King Quale officiating.

 Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery in Madelia, MN.

 Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia, MN.

 You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com

 Shirley Ann Glasser, the daughter of Vern and Myrtle (Brand) Immer was born March 17, 1944.  Shirley grew up in Jeffers, MN, where she graduated from High School in 1962.  She attended Mankato State University and graduated in 1967, receiving her degree in English.  Shirley was united in marriage to Gary Glasser on June 23, 1967, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.

  Shirley had a love for teaching; she began her teaching career in Madelia, MN. She also taught swimming lessons, was a life guard instructor and co-manager of the Madelia community swimming pool. Between Windom and Madelia, she had taught swimming for over 50 years. She also enjoyed traveling, visiting, solitaire, and reading. Shirley was member of the United Methodist Church in Madelia, the treasurer of the Madelia Legion Auxiliary, and she helped coordinate the Memorial Day service at the school.

  Her most cherished accomplishment was her family especially her granddaughters. Shirley's devotion to family, friends and community left an indelible mark for everyone she knew.

  Shirley is survived by loving husband Gary of Madelia; sons, Brett (Trish) of CA, Garrett of Madelia; granddaughters, Paige, Jackii, Jada, Jazmin and Julia; brother, Stewart (Joyce) Immer of Zimmerman; sister, Gwen (Jack) Sundstrom of Placentia, CA; uncle, John (Hilda) Brand of Jeffers; sister-in-laws, Verona of Hubbard, OR, Junaveau of Sacramento, CA, Coreen of Comfrey, Diana of Hopkins, and  Janet of England, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Isaac; sister, Sharon; brother, Curtis; sister-in-law, Loris Jean; brother-in-laws, Marvin and Murland.

  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the United Methodist Church in Madelia or the Madelia swimming pool.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Raymond Sandhofner

    Raymond Sandhofner, age 86, of Nicollet died, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Benedictine Living Community with his family by his side.

    April 18, 2014

  • Hilbert "Herbie" Callander

     Hilbert "Herbie" Callander, 87, of Mankato, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato.

    April 18, 2014

  • Karen Ann Lorge

     Karen Ann Lorge, 60, of Mankato died April 13, 2014. Arrangements pending.

    April 18, 2014

  • Harold Jones - O.jpg Harold A Jones

     Harold A Jones, age 93, lifelong Judson Township, Blue Earth County resident, died peacefully Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hilbert Callander 041814 - O.jpg Hilbert "Herbie" Callander

      Hilbert "Herbie" Callander, age 87, of Mankato, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glen Harlan Schauer

      Glen Harlan Schauer, age 75 of Waseca died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at his home.

    April 18, 2014

  • Jerry Gideon

      Jerry Gideon, age 82, died April 5, 2014. Visitation is 2 - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at St. Mary's Church in Madelia. A memorial mass and burial will follow.

    April 16, 2014

  • John Quiring 041714 - O.jpg John B. Quiring

      John B. Quiring, age 92, of Lake Crystal passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 15th at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brian Becker 041714 - O.jpg Brian Becker

      Brian Becker, age 43 of Good Thunder, died on April 15, 2014 as a result of injuries from a car accident.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glen Schauer 041714 - O.jpg Glen Harlan Schauer

      Glen Harlan Schauer, age 75 of Waseca died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video