Glen H. Wraspir, age 77, of Silver Lake passed away on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake.
He was born on April 1, 1941 in Silver Lake the son of Henry & Mildred (Cuhel) Wraspir.
Glen was baptized. He later was confirmed in his faith as a youth on June 5, 1955 at The Congregational Church in Silver Lake by Pastor Walter B. Beach.
Glen was a graduate of the Silver Lake High School in 1959.
On September 8, 1962, Glen was united in marriage to Doris Ondracek at The Czech Brethren Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake. Dr. E. Joseph Rose officiated. This marriage was blessed with two children Dale and Debbie. They shared fifty six years of marriage.
Glen held employment at The Powell Candy Company for a short time before entering a partnership with his father in a building and house moving company. Glen then began working for AG Systems Inc. in Hutchinson until his retirement, where he truly was a Jack of all trades. Welder, draftsman, designer, just about everything!
Glen enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, gardening, ice fishing and playing cribbage with his friends almost daily. He also liked camping, deer hunting and snowmobiling. He loved to tinker around with things, and fix them if broken. He loved working with wood and making many things. Glen enjoyed making homemade sauerkraut, horse radish, sausage, bologna and wieners. Glen was a honorary lifetime member of the Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club and spent many years as the "chief cook" making Turtle Soup for the annual stag party. He was a faithful member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.
Survived by his loving wife: Doris M. Wraspir; children: Dale (Betty) Wraspir of Silver Lake and Debbie (Reggie) Krueger of Watertown; grandchildren: Claire, Ethan and Andrew Wraspir and Bailey (Derek) VanDeVeire, Julia (Nathanael) Hostetter and Kelsey Krueger; a brother: Larry Wraspir of Howard Lake; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mildred.
Funeral Services for Glen Wraspir will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.
Interment will follow at Bohemian National Cemetery in Silver Lake. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 15th, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. AT THE CHURCH.
Casket Bearers will be Claire, Ethan & Andrew Wraspir, Bailey & Derek VanDeVeire, Julia & Nathanael Hostetter and Kelsey Krueger.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com
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