The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

March 18, 2014

Glen L. Kinney

BISMARCK — Glen L. Kinney, 77, of Bismarck, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

He was born on Feb. 2, 1937, in Danville, the son of George and Leota (Moore) Kinney. He married Jean Hiser on Dec. 21, 1958, in Bismarck. She survives.

He will be deeply missed by his wife; one daughter, Brenda (Eric) Nielsen of Columbus, Ind.; two grandchildren, Andrew and Michael Nielsen; one sister, Pat Pirtle of Leroy; many nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Frances Kinney; stepfather, Orville Flaherty; and one daughter, Beth Kinney.

He was a Danville High School graduate. Glen worked for Hyster as a supervisor for over 40 years before retiring in 1999. After retirement Glen went to work for Offutt Development, driving a truck for many years.

He was a member of the Danville Elks Lodge. He loved going to the Hyster retirees’ breakfast every month and spending the winters in Siesta Key, Fla., with his wife Jean. Glen loved riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles with his friends, doing yard work and was quite the handyman.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville for all the care they gave to Glen.

A celebration of Glen’s life will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, with Pastor Dave Anderson officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.

Memorials can be made in Glen’s name to the Presence United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation. Please join Glen’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of him through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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