A memorial service for Glenn Walter Hyde, age 88, of Cambridge and formerly of Isanti, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at Joy Lutheran Church in Cambridge. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 10th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.
Glenn Hyde, age 88, of Cambridge, formerly of Isanti, died unexpectedly on April 6, 2007 at his home.
Glenn Walter Hyde was born February 17, 1919 in Mildred, Montana to Arthur and Cora Hyde. He was raised and lived his early years in Mildred and Terry, Montana. In 1942 he married Ella Heyd. Glenn served in the Army during World War II. In 1952 they moved to rural Isanti and they lived in the Cambridge-Isanti area for many years. Glenn farmed and worked at Gillespie Auto in Cambridge and was a charter member of Joy Lutheran Church. Glenn was married for 10 years to Edna Anderson of Cokato. He was employed by Northern Pump, FMC, for 26 years until his retirement. On December 22, 2006 he married Hilda Rhodes in Oklahoma and just this past Monday, April 2nd, they came to his Cambridge home. Glenn’s hobbies included collecting and restoring antique tractors and farm machinery. He also enjoyed woodworking.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Dorothy Boettcher and Chloris Alonzo; and 1 brother, Roland Hyde. He is survived by his wife, Hilda; 8 children, Faye (Floyd) Olson, Carol Schoettenbaur, Glenn, Jr. (Susan) Hyde, Gary (Debbie) Hyde, Debbie (Wayne) Schmidt, Lorraine (Chuck) Natzel, Sherri (Steve) Blazevic, Greg (Kimberly) Hyde; 25 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Virgil Hyde; nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.