AMerican Veteran 11

Glen Richard Simington

July 19, 1935 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Glen Richard Simington passed away peacefully Sunday morning, September 5, 2021. He was born July 19, 1935, in Otsego, MI a son of Harry and Hilda (Emmons) Simington.

Glen graduated from Otsego High School. He entered the US Army in 1958 and was honorably discharged in 1960. He then returned to the Army Reserves, serving until his retirement after 25 years. Glen worked in paper manufacturing and plastic injection molding until his retirement. He was a member of Berean Baptist Church and remained active in various veteran organizations.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Thomas Simington, Bonnie Harper, and Joyce Stout. On April 7, 1959, he married the former Kay J. Smith, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Laurie Boven and Greg (Christine) Simington; grandchildren, Libbie Simington, Steven Simington, John Michael Boven, Shawna, Brandi, Holly, and Jeramie; eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Simington; mother-in-law, Gertrude Smith; sister-in-law, Pam (George) Topoll; brother-in-law, Norm (Val) Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive guests from 10am to 11am on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Berean Baptist Church, 7813 South 12th Street, Portage, MI 49024. The funeral service will begin at 11am at the church with Pastor Bill Abernathy officiating. Immediately following the service will be a time for food and fellowship in the church hall. Private interment will take place in Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park, South. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Berean Baptist Church or SPCA of Southwest Michigan. Services entrusted to Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, 622 S Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. To view Glen's personalized web page, please visit https://www.langelands.com


Services

Visitation
Monday
September 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Berean Baptist Church
7813 South 12th Street
Portage, MI 49024

Funeral Service
Monday
September 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Berean Baptist Church
7813 South 12th Street
Portage, MI 49024

Donations

Berean Baptist Church
7813 South 12th Street, Portage MI 49024
Tel: 2693750244
Web: http://www.berean-mi.org

SPCA of Southwest Michigan
6955 West KL Avenue, Kalamazoo MI 49009
Tel: 2693441474
Web: https://www.spcaswmich.org

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