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Glen Edward Jumps

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Oct. 10, 1926 - Oct. 6, 2009

Glen Edward Jumps died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 82 years old.

Glen was born Oct. 10, 1926, in Hayes County to Benjamin Harrison and Freda (Behrendsen) Jumps. He attended school in Hayes Center.

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On March 9, 1945, he entered the U.S. Army and served in the Philippines during World War II. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 7, 1946, earning the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Independence Medal and World War II Victory Medal.

On Jan. 4, 1948, he was united in marriage to Noreen Keith at McCook. To this union a son Daniel was born. They made their home in various locations while Glen worked with construction. They eventually settled in McCook.

Glen loved to hunt and fish, collect knives and garden. He enjoyed telling stories and visiting friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Benjamin and Freda Jumps; one sister, Arlene Chambers; and three brothers, Jack, Robert and Donald Jumps.

Survivors include his wife, Noreen of 61 years; son, Daniel Jumps and wife, Jan of Centennial, Colo.; two brothers, Darwin Jumps and Mary of McCook and Benny Jumps and wife, Cheryl of Bailey, Colo.; sister, Betty Felker of McCook; two sisters-in-law, Janeice Jumps and Mary Jumps; two grandsons, Samuel Lee Jumps and Joseph Edward Jumps of Centennial; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Visitation will be today until 5 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences to the family.

Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, 2 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Chapel with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be in the Culbertson Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.