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 Glenn M. Thornbloom

Glenn M. Thornbloom

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Sep 2007 (aged 82)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 101525950 · View Source
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Glenn M. Thornbloom, 82, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at St. Ann's Mount Carmel Hospital after a short, courageous battle with cancer.

Dad will be missed by his family and friends who appreciated his passion for life, sense of humor, his kindness and dedication to all of his activities. He was an inspiration to all who knew him.

He especially enjoyed being an usher at The Ohio State football games and The O.S.U. Schottenstein Center. He traveled every summer to his home town, Moline, to be president of his family reunion.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Gus and Phyllis Thornbloom; brother, Gerald Thornbloom; and sister, Marjory Verstraete. He is survived by his loving wife, Desyl Thornbloom; daughter, Glendene (Chris) Szymanski, Windsor, Ontario, Canada; son, Dennis Thornbloom, Columbus; and grandchildren, Kevin, Erik and wife Beth, Brian and Sherstin Heino, all of Windsor.

He served as coxswain in the Navy during World War II. He received a degree in accounting from Walton School of Commerce in Chicago. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Franklin University in Columbus. He retired as controller and chief accountant from John Deere Company of Columbus.

He was the co-founder of the John Deere Retirement Breakfast Club. He was past president of the following: Institute of Management Accountants, Past President's Club of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Scandinavian Club of Columbus. He was a director of the Scandinavian Folk Dance Group of Columbus. Glenn was a former treasurer of the American Diabetes Association and the American Legion Post No. 82. He was a member of the Gallon Club of the American Red Cross and the Controller's Club of Columbus. He graduated from Dale Carnegie Course and was a Master Mason of the University Grand Lodge.

His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Esterdahl Mortuary, where a service will be at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101525950
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Glenn M. Thornbloom (16 Apr 1925–8 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101525950, citing Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & AJ (contributor 47790994) .