Funeral services are today at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Alva Hohl of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Sioux City officiating. Burial is at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Visitation was held on Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia.
He was born Feb. 7, 1929, on the family farm south of Aurelia, the son of Richard Carl and Gladys (Parker) Glawe. He graduated from Aurelia High School in 1946, and attended Iowa State University for two years. On Dec. 25, 1950 Bill married Bernadine Godfrey in Adel. He farmed his entire working life. He was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Sioux City, and enjoyed fishing, sports, and gardening.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include his wife Bernadine Glawe of Aurelia, three daughters, Pat and her husband Roger Honsbruch of Sioux City, Sharon Glawe of Cherokee, and Donna Glawe of Cherokee. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Heather and husband Louie Centeno of Sioux City, Greg and wife Megann Honsbruch of Lafayette, Ind., Brent Honsbruch of Parachute, Colo., and Kelsey Honsbruch of Sioux City, four great-grandchildren, Dylan and Devin Centeno, and Carter and Keira Honsbruch, and other relatives and friends.