Glen E. Kirschman, age 46, of East Bethel passed away May 26, 2008 at his home. Funeral services will beat 2:00P.M. onFriday, May 30th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in East Bethel with Rev. Steve Melander officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 29th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. Interment will be in Old Bethel Cemetery.
Glen Earl Kirshman was born February 21, 1962 in Minneapolis to Duran and Beverly Kirschman. He was raised in Burnsville and graduated from Burnsville High School, Class of 1980. Glen married Holly Schultz on September 1, 1984 in Wadena. They made their first home in Burnsville. They later moved to Andover and then in 2001 they moved to East Bethel. Glen was employed by Standard Forwarding in St. Paul and was a member of Teamsters Local #120. Besides the family activities he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and watching football and auto racing.
Glen passed away at his home on May 26, 2008 at the age of 46 years, 3 months and 5 days. He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.
Glen is survived by his wife, Holly of East Bethel; daughter, Amanda Schultz of St. Cloud; mother, Beverly Kirschman of Burnsville; 5 brothers and sisters, Deborah (Duane) Lipinski of Prior Lake, Lynn (Cheryl) Kirschman of Apple Valley, Dann (Lori) Kirschman of New Prague, Duran R. Kirschman of Belle Plaine, Jodi (Erick) Glazek of New Prague; and by many other relatives and friends.
Mary Borntrager says
Holly and Amanda – We wish you strength and courage through the days ahead. Losing a loved one is never easy. Your memories of Glen and the many adventures that you had will help to get you through the difficult times. And for the times that memories aren’t enough, remember that you have friends and family to lean on. Dave & Mary Borntrager
Brian Gust says
My sincerest condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Brian, Elizabeth, Josephine, and Jake Gust
Karen Staycoff says
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am in a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints of snow.
I am the sunlight in ripen grain.
I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there. I did not die.
Holly, My heart is filled with great sadness at your loss of Glen. I can not imagine the pain you feel now but I wanted to let you know my thoughts are with you. My you find comfort in the love that surrounds you.
Bruce & Mary Owen says
Holly…Mary and I are so very sorry for your loss. Words cannot even begin to convey the depth of the sorrow one feels when you lose not only your partner in life, but your best friend. You are so lucky to have such a close, tightly-knit group of not only family, but friends who care so deeply for you and Glen. Mary and I offer our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts are with you…Bruce and Mary.
Sandra & Keith Cummings says
Holly and Amanda,
Keith and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and Amanda at the loss of Glen. He was taken away from you way to early. I know you Holly and you will be strong going forward. You will always have the memories that you shared together all these years. I remember all the family get togethers that you had. Those memories you will cherish forever and they will be a comfort to you. We wish that we could be there for you, but our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Sandy and Keith
Don & Cynthia Wagener says
My wife and I would like to express are deepest sympathy.
May you find comfort in knowing that your loved one touched the lives of so many others and gave them the gift of many happy memories. He was a very funny Comical Guy. He will be missed by all.
Don & Cynthia
Alma & Tom McKenzie says
Our sympathy & prayers goes out to you and your family. May your grief be comforted by trust knowing Glen is in God’s mighty hand. For there’s great comfort ~ the fact that “to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord” 2Corinthians 5:8