Glen Dale Tuttle


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

Memorial Service

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


Musical Selections

“Amazing Grace”

“Just A Closer Walk” “Take My Hand Precious Lord”


Final Resting Place

4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017 Hartington City Cemetery

Hartington, Nebraska

1 Condolence

  • Naomi lewis Posted May 19, 2017 1:56 pm

    My husband and I are truly sorry for your tremendous loss and would like to express our condolences to the entire family. We cannot imagine the great pain and sorrow you are experiencing during this very difficult time. It is our sincere hope you find comfort in knowing that God has promised to “swallow up death forever” (Isaiah 25:8), and that he will resurrect our dear loved ones who have passed away. (John 5:28). May your many great memories help you find peace and comfort as you go through the coming days.

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