Funeral Mass for Anton (Tony) Glasser, 90, of Glen Ullin will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 28, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Jeff Zwack celebrating. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Visitation for Tony will be from 9:30 a.m. – 10: 30 a.m., Monday, June 28 at the church with a rosary being held at 9:30 a.m.
Tony passed away Monday, June 21, 2021 at Marion Manor Health Care Center.
Anton (Tony) Glasser was born on May 25th, 1931 to Alphonse and Rose (Emter) Glasser. Tony was the 8th child of 12 and grew up on a farm south of Glen Ullin in the St Joe area. He attended country school until the 8th grade. On June 16th, 1952 he married Delphia (Hertz) Glasser at St. Joe’s Catholic Church, rural Glen Ullin, ND. After their marriage they moved briefly to Mandan, ND where Tony was employed by Homsey Home Insulation. Shortly after, they moved back to Glen Ullin and lived on a farm just next to his parent’s farm. They made this their home for 47 years until they retired to Glen Ullin in 1999. Together they raised 7 children, Bob, Cindy, Kellen, Charlotte, Renie, Jayme and Jeff.
Tony’s passion was farming and ranching, but he also enjoyed dancing, bowling, fishing, woodworking, puzzles and playing cards.
Tony was very active in the Knight’s of Columbus where he was a Grand Knight, District Deputy and State Knight of the year in 1989. The family was also the State Catholic Family of the year in 1986. These were accomplishments he was very proud of. He served for many years as a director on the board of the Glen Ullin Farmers Union and the Glen Ullin Credit Union. After moving into town from the farm he was a Glen Ullin City Councilman.
Tony is survived by his wife of 69 years, Delphia; son’s, Kellen (Kay) Glasser, Bismarck, Jayme (Kim) Glasser, Bismarck and Jeff (Michelle) Glasser, Elgin, ND; daughters, Cindy (Dennis) Kitzan, Dickinson, Charlotte (Kevin) Schantz, Glen Ullin, and Renie (Kelly) Krein, Glen Ullin; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Florence (Val) Himelspach, Spokane WA; and brother, Martin (Audrey) Glasser, Lewiston, ID.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Bob Glasser; great-grandchild, Ava Kadrmas; siblings, John, Andrew, Mike, Anton, Ted, Adolph, Isadore Glasser, Virginia Wilson and several infant siblings.