Obit: Brossow, Glenn Clifford (1916 - 1983)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Brossow, McKay, Pedersen, Pragluske, Thompsen, Thronson, Vlack

----Source: Brossow, Erbes, Lance, Nash, Nichols and Pribbernow Family Trees

Brossow, Glenn Clifford (28 OCT 1916 - 23 NOV 1983)

Mr. Glenn C. Brossow, age 73, Thorp, WI, passed away at the Thorp Care Center at 6:30 on Wednesday evening, November 23, 1983.

He was born March 6, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. John C. (Lillian McKay) Brossow. He was a graduate of Northland College and did post graduate work at the Universities of Madison, Minnesota and Alabama. After graduation he did newspaper work at Gobles, Michigan. In 1934 he began his teaching career, teaching math, science, physics, geometry and chemistry in the Owen-Withee High School and the Kenosha High School.

In 1958, following a heart attack, he retired from teaching and a few years later began dealing in real estate until 1974 when a stroke forced his retirement.

On Feb. 6, 1952 he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force. He served as a meteorologist instructor at Chanute Field in Illinois, and in 1943 as an intelligence Officer in Anchorage, Alaska. In 1944-1946 he served as staff Intelligence Officer for the 105th Communications Squadron in Dallas, Texas, where he attained the rank of Captain.

On December 27, 1942 in West Palm Beach, Florida, he and Caroline Pedersen were married. After marriage they lived in Withee, Racine and Medford. In 1977 they sold their home on Lake Kathryn and moved to Thorp.

Mr. Brossow is survived by his wife, Carline; two brothers, John Lynn of Racine and Elwin of Siren, WI and three sisters, Mrs. Edward (Jessie) Vlack of Corpus Christi, Texas, Mrs. Julius (Elsie) Pragluske of Waterloo, Iowa and Mrs. Torrence (Olive) Thronson of Kenosha. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Frank and Fred Brossow.

Funeral services were conducted at the Maurina Funeral Home in Owen, Monday, November 28, 1983, with Rev. Thompsen officiating. Interment followed at the Riverside Cemetery.



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