Glenn N. Springer, age 75, of St. Francis passed away peacefully at home October 29, 2022. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 10th at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
He was born on February 9, 1947 to Carl and Mabel Springer in Princeton, MN. He grew up on the family farm in Crown and graduated from St. Francis High School in 1964 where he met his wife and married in 1969, they lived in St. Francis. Glenn is survived by two children, Lisa (David) Zuk and John (Shani) Springer; ex-wife, Debra Springer; brother, Doug (Lavonne) Springer; sister, Karla (Denny) Blum; brother-in-law, Donald Thoreson; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, as well many family members, nieces, nephews and friends.
Glenn was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and enjoyed the wildlife in his yard.
Church and family were very important.
He served the community and honored his country.
He voluntarily registered for the Army during the Vietnam War.
Served as a St. Francis Volunteer Firefighter and EMT.
A member of St. Francis American Legion for 50 years and served on the Color Guard for many years where he participated in Memorial Day Services, funerals and local parades.
Worked for almost 40 years as a Cement Mason.
Proceeded in death by parents, Carl and Mabel Springer; father and mother-in-law, Dewey and Marge Swanson; brother and sister-in-law, Francis and Karen Ramacher; and sister-in-law, June Thoreson.