|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2011|
William, 87, of Ithaca, MI died Tuesday, at Sparrow Health Systems in Lansing, MI.
Funeral Services were held at Ithaca United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Rev. David McBride officiated.
Glen was the son of Reuben Byron and Sylvia Electa (Halsey) Cheney. He graduated from Ithaca High School with the class of 1941. Glen married Marjory Rose Stenke on January 8, 1949 in Alto, MI. She passed away on December 20, 2005. As a lifelong resident of Ithaca, he began farming at the age of nine, after his father's passing. Glen also served as the Newark Township Supervisor for over 30 years, and he and Marge enjoyed traveling to the Newarks of the World Reunions. He was a past commodore for the Crystal Sailing Club, and enjoyed sailing his Hobie Cat. He also enjoyed finding and collecting Native American artifacts and unique stones. He was a member of Ithaca United Methodist Church
He is survived by son Alan and Ruth Cheney of Eagle, MI, daughter Diane Chineduh of Ithaca, MI, son Ron and Brooke Cheney of Woodland, MI, son Paul Cheney of Lansing, MI, 8 grandchildren; Chris Chineduh and Amy Baldwin, Sylvia Chineduh, Reuben Cheney and Jamie Murphy, Joshua and Danielle Cheney, Amanda Cheney and Greg Harter, Cheyenne and Tyler Werner, Casey Cheney and fiancée Amanda Bigney, Melanie Cheney and Joe Norris, 3 great grandchildren; Dominic Chineduh, Bernard Williams IV, and Elsa Cheney, and a brother Carl and Betty Cheney of Ludington, MI.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marjory, great grandson Bernard III sisters; Laura Johnson and Eleanor Fowler, brother Ralph, nieces; Margaret and Jane, and nephew Roger.
Memorials may be made to the Ithaca United Methodist Church, Gratiot County Commission on Aging or the Heifer Project.
The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca Chapel Ithaca, Michigan.
Reuben B Cheney (1880 - 1932)
Marjory Rose Stenke Cheney (1925 - 2005)
Laura Alvira Cheney Johnson (1914 - 2002)*
Wm Glen Cheney (1923 - 2011)
New Haven Township Cemetery
New Haven Center
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
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