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Russell Benjamin Glover
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1917
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 2010
Barry County
Michigan, USA

(The Ann Arbor News January 16, 2010)
GLOVER, Russell Benjamin, age 92, of Middleville, MI, went to be with his Lord Thursday, January 14, 2010, at Carveth Village in Middleville. Russell was formerly a lifelong resident of Saginaw, Michigan and had moved to Middleville in 2005 with his wife Irma, to be closer to his daughters. He was born January 28, 1917 in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of Raymond L. Glover and Alma A. (Greul) Glover. Russell attended school and graduated from Saginaw High School, in 1935. He later attended Arthur Hill Technical School, graduating in 1937. He first worked for Wolverine Pattern and then started his own company with three friends. He was Owner and Vice President of United Pattern and Manufacturing Company until retiring in 1986. Russell was exempt for military service during World War II, due to his company providing essential service for the war effort, supporting military and aerospace instead of Automotive. Russell was married to Irma A. Sonntag on September 19, 1942. He enjoyed Bible study with his wife, sailing and was a member of the Bay City Yacht Club (1960-64). He enjoyed building boats, playing scrabble, metal working, gardening, inventing, playing the violin and was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Saginaw for 68 years. Russell was preceded in death by his wife, Irma (Sonntag) Glover, sister, Margaret Glover, Mother, Alma Glover and Father, Raymond Glover. He is survived by his two daughters and their spouses, Gloria (Wade) Nitz, Hastings, MI; Sally (Marty) Palmer, Holland, MI; five grand children, Melissa (Terry) Schwartz, Belle Plaine, MN; Marc (Lindsay) Nitz, Byron Center, MI; Michael Nitz, Royal Oak, MI; Brian (Randi) Palmer, Canal Winchester, OH; Stuart (Jody) Palmer, Goldsboro, NC; nine great-grandchildren, Janie and Jack Schwartz; Taylor and Tanner Nitz; Kyleigh, Joshua and Bryce Palmer; Ashley and Brandon Palmer. Friends are welcome to visitation with the family on Sunday, January 17, 2010, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc, 1218 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI. Funeral service will take place on Monday, January 18, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to services at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams Ave., Saginaw. The Rev. Paul R. Hinz will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carveth Village, 690 W. Main St. Middleville, MI, 49333; First Presbyterian Church, 231 S. Broadway, Hastings, MI 49058; Pennock Hospice, 1108 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058 or Peace Lutheran Church, Saginaw, MI. Memories and sympathies may be shared with the family online at or 
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  Irma A. Sonntag Glover (1920 - 2006)*
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Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Bradley Moody
Record added: Feb 12, 2010
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Russell Benjamin Glover
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