Marie R. Glassford, age 91 a former resident of rural Bryant passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at her home in Fremont, Indiana.
Marie was born April 28, 1928 in St. Henry, Ohio the daughter of Bernard and Alvina (Esser) Heitkamp. Marie was a devout Catholic and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bryant and St. Anthony Catholic Church of Angola, Indiana. She was also a member of the Altar Rosary Sodality. She loved her family, being at the lake, tending to her flowers and gardening, and embroidery. She was a member of the V.I.P. club at The Hangout on Snow Lake in Fremont and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Fremont.
She was married on June 19, 1948 to Carl D. Glassford. He passed away June 22, 2012.
1 son: John W. Glassford (wife Donna) – Bryant
4 daughters: Sharon E. Hoffman (husband Dan) – Bryant
Jeanne M. Lutz – Bryant, Indiana
Patricia A. Weigel (husband Tom) – Bryant
Carla S. Glassford (wife Christine Moos) – Fremont
1 sister: Marilyn Wray – Union City
15 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren
Due to health precautions designated by the State of Indiana, private graveside service will be held on Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery east of Bryant. Father Kenneth Alt will officiate the services with burial at the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.
Memorial may be directed to Heartland Hospice of Ft. Wayne. 1315 Directors Row #210, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.
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