Posted: Tue 2:45 PM, Jun 26, 2012
Funeral Home: Schmidt-Schulta
Glenn R. Alfheim, 87, Wittenberg died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at his home under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
He was born on March 6, 1925 in Birnamwood, the son of the late Hans and Cora (Matson) Alfheim.
Glenn was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in World War II.
On June 29, 1957, Glenn was united in marriage to Beverly Adams in Wittenberg. She survives.
Glenn was a truck driver for a construction company in Oshkosh for many years. After retiring he enjoyed working on cars and small engines. In April 2011, Glenn was chosen to go to Washington D.C. on the Honor Flight. He was very proud of this and enjoyed telling people about it. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Alfheim, Wittenberg; five children, Peggy (Kurt) Klinner, Wittenberg, Robert (Amy) Alfheim, Tigerton, Lori (Gerard) Wierzba, Wittenberg, Connie (Thomas) Groh, Wittenberg and Greg (Lois) Alfheim, Wittenberg; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Gerald (Alice) Alfheim, Gresham; three brothers-in-law, Arlon (Suzie) Adams, Tigerton, Edward (Helen) Adams, Freemont and Dale (Kathy) Adams, Wittenberg and two sisters-in-law, Darlene (Milton) Matson, Wittenberg and Marilyn (Rev. Norman) Steinke, Peachtree, GA. Glenn is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Monroe Alfheim and Harvey Alfheim and four sisters, Helen Reinke, Hazel Wendler, Barbara Burke and Geraldine Alfheim in infancy.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Friday, June 29, 2012 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg. Rev. Michael Larson will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with military rites conducted by the Bloecher-Johnson American Legion Post #502.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 4pm until 8pm at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg and on Friday from 10am until the time of services at the church. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com.