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Glen Roy Pixler - 1918-1990


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 8/17/2011 at 17:17:00

SOURCE: Postville, Iowa POSTVILLE HERALD January 17, 1990
Contributor: Connie Ellis (Not related)

Funeral services for Glenn Roy Pixler were held Wednesday, January 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Postville, Iowa. Rev. Julius Peterson officiated. Interment was in the Monona, Iowa City Cemetery. Schultz Funeral Home of Monona was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Dick Augustine, Jim Farmer, Dwain Wolter, Larry Riveland, Duaine Davis, Chad Davis, Norman Mueller, and Dennis Landt.

Glen Roy Pixler, son of Roy and Erma (Lubbers) Pixler, was born December 9, 1918 in Postville, Iowa. He was baptized August 3, 1919 and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. He received his education in Baily Country School and Postville High School, graduating in 1938. He began farming at a very young age because of his father's ill health. On June 12, 1943 he married Vera Schave at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. They had 2 children. The couple farmed until 1961 when they moved to Luana, Iowa and Glen owned and operated Chase Manufacturing Company until 1967. In 1971 he started his own repair shop in Luana and operated that until 1977 when his health failed.
He was a life-long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Postville, Iowa. He served on the Luana City Council and Luana Volunteer Fire Department for nearly 30 years. He was an avid woodworker making many beautiful things from walnut.

Glen died Monday, January 8, 1990 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Vera; a daughter, Kathleen Voelzke of Monona, Iowa and a son, Daniel Pixler of Luana, Iowa; 2 grandchildren and a sister, Verla Wold of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


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