BLACKSTONE — Glen J. Maubach, 101, Blackstone, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, in the comfort of his family at home.
Glen was born Oct. 12, 1917, in Henry, the son of Magdalena (Dilzer) and John Maubach, a family of 18. He married the love of his life, Elaine (Long), on June 1, 1942. She preceded him in death in 2010.
They had two daughters whom he doted on, the late Sharon (Scheall) and Glenda (Terry) Tannahill. He loved his four grandchildren, Mitchell, Brent (Kenosha) Tannahill and Lea (Jesse) (Tannahill) Carter and Christa (Scheall) Baumhauer; and his five great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Georgia and Dominic Tannahill and Carley and Mason Baumhauer; along with several nieces and nephews.
Glen was a lifelong farmer, carpenter and owned heavy equipment. He enjoyed, gardening, mechanical work, woodworking and Farmall Tractors, but most of all he loved his family.
He was a member of Cornell American Legion, Streator VFW and Blackstone Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran.
He and Elaine gave to others generously. They went on several missionary trips to Mexico, made hundreds of baby blankets and helped many charities and people in need.
He will be profoundly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Winterrowd Funeral Home in Streator. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the funeral home.
Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S. Park St., Streator, IL 61364