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10/22/2012 2:17:00 PM
Glen R. Christian
August 15, 1921 - October 18, 2012

Glen R. Christian, 91, of Kincaid, IL, passed away 6:29 p.m. Thursday, October 18 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville.

He was born August 15, 1921 in Nokomis, IL, the son of Frank and Eva Secrest Christian. Glen married Eleanor M. Pounds on August 14, 1945 in Taylorville, and she later preceded him on August 17, 2003. He was a retired machine operator for South Fork Township and a U.S. Army Veteran, who served in WWII. Glen received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Award.

Surviving are daughters, Shirley Fleming of Kincaid and Sharon (Albert) Matthews of Taylorville; grandchildren, Butch (Rhonda) Fleming of Kincaid, Dan Fleming of Kincaid, John (Melanie) Fleming of Auburn, GA, Julie (Bart) Emerson of Taylorville, and Debbie Hubbs of Washington; 13 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sister, Emma Mae Werner of Pana; brother, Clifford (Anna) Lee Christian of Tower Hill, IL; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded by his parents, wife, Eleanor, three sisters, Agnes, Rose and Fanny and seven brothers, John, Leland, Harold, Junior, Ernest, Jim and Sam Christian.

Visitation was held Monday, October 22, 2012 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with the funeral services beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial took place at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL, with Pastor Jim Augenstein officiating.

Casketbearers were Kevin Corso, Chris Veach, Matthew Fleming, Frank Veach, Jake Jones, and Daniel Fleming Sr.

Please visit to sign the online guest book. Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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