Mr. Glenn Edward Tracy, 96, of Galesburg, formerly of Aledo passed away at 5:30 am Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the Aledo Health Care Center.
Glenn was born October 3, 1923 in Aledo the son of Roy Alonzo and Neva Grace (Brown) Tracy. He married Kathryn Ida Kisler on December 30, 1950 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Aledo.
Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Kathryn; two sons, Joseph Michael (Sue) Tracy of Aledo, Dean Lawrence (Julie) Tracy of Galesburg; three daughters, Ann (Ron) Mueller of Galesburg, Jan (Darrell) Moody of Dahinda, Illinois and Sandra Mueller of Galesburg; ten grandchildren, Michelle Davidson, Lindsey (Drew) Berson, Angie (Mark) Jones, Jacob (Shannon) Moody, Stacy Mueller, Tracy (Mike) Krolczyk, Jennifer (Justin) duDomaine, Ben Tracy, Brigette Tracy and Jackie (Chase) Burns and twenty great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Vernon, Clair, Virgil, Lawrence and Thomas Tracy and one grandson, Bryan Mueller.
Glenn worked as an insurance broker for many years. In his early years he was a farmer and welder. Glenn graduated from Aledo High School in 1941. He served in the US Air Force as a pilot. He had a passion for flying and riding in B17s and Stearmans. Glenn was honored to be part of the Quad City Honor Flight.
Growing up, Glenn was an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. His favorite past time was spending time with his family. He was known as the family handy man. He was always available to lend a helping hand, whether it be odd jobs around your house or simply offering a ride to a school event or to work. He and Kathryn were very supportive of all their children and grandchildren’s activities. He will be greatly missed.
Glenn’s wishes were to have private family service at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Father Jacob Rose will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the VFW, American Legion, and AmVet Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry or Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com