TRENTON, Nebraska -- Verlyn Lee "Vern" Glebe, 79, passed away Saturday (Feb. 19, 2011), at El Dorado Manor Nursing Home in Trenton.
Vern was born May 5, 1931, in Campbell, Nebraska. He is the second of six children born to Lee and Oleda (Trambly) Glebe. He attended school at Wilcox, Nebraska.
He married Norma Jean Ostebuhr and to this union was born five children. He later married Nancy Flynn and to this union was born one son. On April 24, 1981, he married Pauline (Pat) Huss.
Vern's occupations during his life were heavy equipment operator, crane operator and millwright. His love of life in later years was working on his many projects in his shop.
Vern was a member of VFW Post No. 281 of Stratton, Nebraska, an active member of Stratton's Chamber of Commerce and a member of St Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratton.
Vern was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jerome "Joe"; brother-in-law, Frank Albrecht; step-son, Mike Huss; and step-granddaughter, Tara Emert.
He is survived by his wife, Pat of the home; sons, Ronnie Lee and wife, Carla, Marshall Scott and wife, Kate and Lee Anthony and wife, Connie; daughters, Barbara Lou and husband, Dennis Schneider and Naomi Sue and husband, Dennis Fogle; step-sons, Robert and wife, Durinda Bertrand, Jim and wife, Kristi Bertrand and Patrick and wife, Debra Huss; step-daughters, Lisa Ann and husband, Terry McNair, Deb Bertrand, Pam and husband, Woody Baybridge and Paula and husband, Rod Sramek; sisters, Darlene Albrecht, Vaughdel and husband, Melvin Abels, and Annie and husband, Larry Fouts; brother, Norbert and wife, Barb Glebe; sisters-in-law, Dolores McKain, Marjorie and husband, Bob Grimm and Midge Forbes; brother-in-law, A.J. and wife, Brenda Haller; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made in his name and left at the funeral home.
Rosary is Wednesday, 7 p.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratton.
Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, 10 a.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Thomas Wiedel and Father Bernard Lorenz as celebrants. Inurnment will follow at 3 p.m. at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska.
Friends may send condolences to the family at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.