Glen C. Fellows
Glen C. Fellows, 103, of Jefferson, Iowa passed away peacefully November 21, 2013 at the Long Term Care Facility at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa.
A Celebration of Glen’s life will be at the Christ Lutheran Church in Jefferson on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at Christ Lutheran Church with lunch to follow after the service at the church. Words of comfort will be by Rev. Bill Bernau of Christ Lutheran Church. Accompanist will be Sharon Stalder, and congregational songs will be “In the Garden”, “A Closer Walk with Thee” and “Amazing Grace.” Casket bearers will be Rolland Maki, Ken Patridge, Keven Partridge, Jason Partridge, Jeremy Weaver, Eugene Koskela, Tom Aschenbrener, and Cameron Manthei.
Burial will be at the Ames Municipal Cemetery in Ames, Iowa. Military rites will be by the Iowa National Guard Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Christ Lutheran Church or the Greene County Medical Center Foundation in Jefferson, Iowa.
Glen was born November 7, 1910 to Frank and Ines Fellows in Liscomb, Iowa. Glen was raised and lived most of his life in Ames, Iowa where he graduated from high school. He was baptized and attended the Christian Church in Ames and in Jefferson he attended Christ Lutheran Church.
In 1931, Glen married Katie Garrick. They were married 43 years and did not have any children. In 1980, Glen married Margaret Manthei. They enjoyed 29 years of marriage in Ames and Jefferson, Iowa. He enjoyed being a step dad, grandpa and great-grandpa during those years and was devoted to Margaret and her family.
Glen was employed with Ames Reliable Feeds for 20 years and the Ames DOT for 18 years. He also managed and owned apartment buildings in Ames and Jefferson.
In 1943, Glen entered the Army and served his country in the Persian Gulf area transporting war materials and supplies from the Persian Gulf to Russia. He received a good conduct medal and a WWII victory medal.
In 2000, Glen and Margaret moved to Jefferson where he resided until his death. Glen was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Don, his sister, Rita Partridge, his wives Katie and Margaret, and a niece, Joy White. He is survived by his nephew Ken Partridge and family, a niece, Sharon Lagerquist, a step daughter, Nancy Maki, a step son, Ronald Manthei and their families.
The family of Glen expresses gratitude to the Greene County Medical Center, the Long Term Care Staff that showed much love, kindness and excellent care of Glen. We also want to thank the Ever Greene Ridge Staff for their many years of care and Lenore Fiedler and Glen’s home health care staff.
Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson assisted the family with arrangements.