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Elmer Glenn "Glenn" Sturgis
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1940
Galena
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 2011
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA


Elmer Glenn 'Glenn' Sturgis
(June 07, 1940 - February 06, 2011)

BAXTER SPRINGS, KANSAS: Elmer Glenn Sturgis, age 70, passed away at 8:30 pm, Sunday, February 6, 2011 at St John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, MO.

He was born June 7, 1940 in Galena, KS. His parents were Elmer and Iva (Frazier) Sturgis.

He graduated from Galena High School with the class of 1957.

He worked as a carpenter doing construction in various cities for a number of years, returning to the Joplin MO area in 1976.

As a young man, he boxed in the Golden Gloves program. He was a multi-talented individual.

He was last married to Anita Rose Stewart in 1994 at Miami, OK. She passed away Dec. 23, 2009.

Surviving is one son, William Owen Sturgis, Joplin, MO; two daughters Glenda Kay Black (husband, Brett), Joplin, MO and Savannah Marie Stewart-Sturgis, Riverton, KS; 2 brothers, Jay Sturgis (wife, Margrette) Joplin, MO, and Terry Sturgis (wife, Janice) Baxter Springs, KS; 6 grandchildren, Justin Black, Brandon Sturgis, Amanda Sturgis, Amberly Ann Youngblood, Heaven Leigh Flowers, and Brittany Shanelle Flowers; and 2 great-grandchildren, Braiden Black and Alexander Joel Vanderpool.

In addition to his parents and his wife, one granddaughter, April Dawn Black preceded him in death.

Glenn was taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS

The family will hold a memorial service at 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 12, 2011 at First Baptist Church, Galena, KS.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in Glenn's honor.

www.derfeltfuneralhome.com
Site has his photo.

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The Joplin Globe
Wednesday, February 09, 2011

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Husband of:

Anita Stewart Sturgis
(August 05, 1942 - December 27, 2009)

COLUMBUS, KANSAS: Anita S. Sturgis, age 67, a former used appliance dealer, passed away Dec 27, 2009 at her home.

Born Aug 5, 1942 in Salt Lake City Utah to Jack and LaRue (Fletcher) Stewart, she has lived in Columbus for the past 20 years, moving from Texas.

She had operated used appliance stores in several area cities, including Joplin, MO, Galena, and Columbus, KS. While in Texas, she was a legal secretary at a lawyer's office.

Anita was married to Elmer Glenn Sturgis in 1994 at Miami, OK. He survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Savannah Marie Stewart Sturgis, Baxter Springs, KS and Amey LaRue Sears, Galena, KS; and five grandchildren, Heaven Leigh Flowers, Brittany Shanelle Flowers, Dakota Edward Sears, Zane Ryan Adams, and Amberly Youngblood.

The body has been taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 5:00 pm, Wednesday, January 6, 2010 in the multipurpose room at Quaker Hill Manor, Lowell, KS.

www.derfeltfuneralhome.com
Site has her photo.

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Sturgis, William Elmer 29238001
b. 1914 d. 1968

Hamilton, Iva L Sturgis 10475398
b. 1921 d. 1996

Sturgis, Iva L 29238051
b. 1921 d. 1996
Gandy Cemetery
Riverton
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

Black, April Dawn 11074122
b. Apr. 30, 1983 d. Nov. 18, 1990
Ozark Memorial Park Cemet...
East Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Elmer Sturgis (1914 - 1968)
  Iva L Chance Frazier Sturgis Hamilton (1921 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Anita Rose Stewart Sturgis (1942 - 2009)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65474784
 

* GHS'57 * "Rest In Peace"
- Orlena
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
 
 
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