Glen Dale Tuttle, 90 passed away on Sat. May 13, 2017 at Bethany Lutheran Home in Council Bluffs. Glen was born on November 8, 1926 to Ray and Hazel (Josiassen) Tuttle on a farm near Ponca Nebraska.
Glen graduated from Hartington High School in 1944. After graduating he helped his Dad on the farm before he and his brother Darrell purchased a jeep trencher. Glen and Darrel along with his brother, Bob also operated the Minneapolis Moline Implement Business in Hartington.
Glen married Marilyn Koch of Obert on June 1, 1951. Glen was in the excavating business in Hartington until 1970 when he moved the family to Omaha to take a job as Project Representative for the Schemmer Associates Architectural Firm. Glen retired from there in 1989.
After retirement Glen and Marilyn traveled for 6 years living in their motor home. Settling in Missouri Valley in 1995 and on to Council Bluffs in 2009.
Glen served on the building committee of 3 churches- Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington, Lutheran Church of the Master in Omaha, and St. Paul Lutheran in Missouri Valley. He was also a member of the Church council at various times.
Glen liked western movies and books- was a Nascar fan (Dale Earnhardt was his idol) (Glen raced a stock car in the 50’s), Nebraska Football, woodworking, and family gatherings.
Glen is survived by his wife, Marilyn of 65 years. Children, Yvonne (Larry) Sievers of Omaha, Glenda (Roger) Leinen of Newton, IA, Debra Dober of Omaha, Brad (Melissa) of Elmwood, Nebraska, Jeff (Shelly) Omaha, NE. 11 Grandchildren and 1 step granddaughter and 19 Great-Grandchildren. Brother Art (Berneice) of Yankton, SD. Sisters Shirley Campbell of Loveland, CO and Doris Kathol of Denver, CO. And a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his infant son Scott in 1961, Great Granddaughter Angelina in 1998, his parents, brothers Don, Bob, and Darrell and sister Mardell Schulte.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa
In Loving Memory of
Glen Dale Tuttle
November 8, 1926 Newcastle, Nebraska
Entered Into Rest
May 13, 2017 Council Bluffs, Iowa
10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Missouri Valley, Iowa
Officiating Pastor Jim Berka
Pastor John Benson
Organist Carol Gorham
Vocalist Ron Halverson
“Just A Closer Walk” “Take My Hand Precious Lord”
Final Resting Place
4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017 Hartington City Cemetery