Funeral Services for Gary Glass, 85, of Hebron will be 1:00 p.m. (CDT) Thursday, August 10, 2023 at St. John Church, Hebron with Pastor David Ling officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery, Hebron.
Visitation will be an hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Gary passed away Monday, August 7, 2023 in New Salem.
Gary Lowell Glass was born April 7, 1938 in Hebron to Henry and Esther (Hanson) Glass. He grew up in Hebron on the family farm and attended rural country school.
Gary married June Heinle on July 7, 1962 at St. John UCC Church. Together they farmed and raised their four boys, Ross, Kent, Bryan and Stuart northwest of Hebron. June and Gary scratched out a living doing anything and everything to make things work. They did everything side by side from milking cows and selling cream to putting in large gardens or working in the fields. Although retiring in 2001, he still helped his boys around the farm where he could. He spent the last 10 years spending time with his companion, Faye Sanders. Together they spent time at brandings, grandchildren and family events.
Gary was a member of St. John Church, The Broken Arrow Saddle Club and was a 4H leader for many years. He enjoyed playing pinochle, snowmobiling, riding horse, and going to rodeos.
Gary is survived by his four sons, Ross (Sheri) Glass, Kent (Wendi) Glass, Bryan (Tanya) Glass all of Hebron and Stuart (Candi) Glass, Sidney, NE; brother, Vernon Glass; sister, Charmayne Bell; his grandchildren, Brian (Chelsey) Glass, Trish (Wayde) Bauman, ShaLee (Tanner) Tescher, Chance (Alyssa) Glass, Krystal (Javon) Massey, Kash Glass, Landree Glass, Makenzie (Austin) Ball, Taizalee Glass, Brycen Glass, Brooke (Brandon) Gasseling and Seth Glass; great-grandchildren, Chet, Westyn and GracieLyn Glass, Britt and Bear Bauman, Sawyer and Tipp Tescher, Leo Glass, Kaydee Massey and Lainey Ball; special friend, Faye Sanders; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Esther; wife, June; grandson, Ty Glass; and brother, Duane Glass.