Glen W. Scott, 80, of Prophetstown and formerly of Neponset, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown, the Rev. Greg Olson officiating. Visitation is from 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded. Private inurnment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, Prophetstown, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown.
Glen W. Scott, 80, of Prophetstown, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center, Prophetstown. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 5, at First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown. The Rev. Greg Olson, pastor of First Lutheran Church, officiated. Visitation was held one hour prior to services at the church on Feb. 5. Cremation rites will be accorded. Private inurnment was in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, Prophetstown, was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown.
He was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Neponset, the son of John and Margaret (Failon) Scott, He was educated in rural Bureau County grade schools. He married Marjorie Cordrey in Kewanee. She died in 1967. He later married Marlene (Miller) Lewis June 5, 1969, in Prophetstown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He was first engaged in farming in the Neponset area during which time he also worked as a mechanic for the John Deere dealership in Wethersfield. He was employed as tool and die maker for Penberthy Manufacturing, Prophetstown, until his retirement. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. He also served as a Boy Scout leader and a member of the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers Union, AFL-CIO-CLC Local No. 468. He enjoyed boating, fishing, woodworking and repairing bicycles. He was known as a world class husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene; daughters and spouses, Joleen and Dave Batten of Tampico, Amy and John Levan of Caldwell, Texas, and Beth and Dan Stephens of Springfield; sons and spouses, Roger and Dorine Lewis of Janesville, Wis., Gary and Joanie Lewis of Salt Lake City, Utah, Brian and Kandi Scott of Lyndon, Dennis and Terry Lewis of Bloomington and Greg and Jill Lewis of Carmel, Ind.; 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters and spouse, Elaine and Les Brooks of Aptos, Calif. and Sue Linzey of Kewanee, and one brother and spouse, Jack and Sue Scott of Neponset. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie; one son, Brent Scott, and two brothers in infancy.