Funeral services for Glenn Dyslin, 78, of Aurelia, who died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, were held on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Rev. Missy Brown officiating.Burial followed at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia, with Military Honors by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia. Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Glenn Allen Dyslin was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Aurelia, son of Glen Lewis and Olga (Pearson) Dyslin. He attended grade school in Afton Township and the Aurelia High School and farmed north of Aurelia.
Glenn served in the US Air Force from January 1951 to January of 1955, serving as a member of the Air Police Honor Guard for Dwight D. Eisenhower at his summer home in Colorado. He then returned to farming in the Aurelia area. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. Glenn loved fishing and hunting, riding his golf cart around the farm, growing tomatoes and sweet corn, and also enjoyed woodworking.
Preceding Glenn in death were his parents.
Survivors include two brothers, Dale and his wife Bobbye Dyslin and Royce and his wife Ida Dyslin, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; and two sisters, Janice and her husband Jack Wickersheim of Sac City and Judy and her husband Ronald Peterson of Bradenton, Fla. Also surviving are nieces and nephews; David and Katie Dyslin, John and Mae Charles Dyslin, Dirk and Kimberly Rountree, Kelly Dyslin, Alan and Sarah Nicoli, Michael Wickersheim, Vicki and Nathan Hasty, and Kirk and Vikie Wickersheim, several great-nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.