THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Glendon A. Harvey
Issue Date: February 22, 2017
Glendon A. Harvey, 92, of Green Bay, passed away Monday, Feb. 20 at a local nursing home.
Born Aug. 1, 1924 in Peshtigo, to the late Edgar and Gladys (Douville) Harvey, he graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1943. He served in the United States Army from July 1943 to May 1946 during World War II as part of the Technician Fifth Grade, Battery C, 805th Field Artillery Battalion. He married Martha Cook on Sept. 30, 1950 at her parents home on Green Bay. He retired in 1989 from James River Paper Mill as a Turbine Operator.
An active lifelong member of Wequiock Presbyterian Church, he served as a Deacon, Elder, Trustee, Custodian and Usher. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and visiting family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Martha; two sons, David (Joan) Harvey and Ken (Mona) Harvey; a daughter, Cheryl Harvey; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill (Joan) Cook, Judy Nighorn and Mary (Dick) Runge; many nieces and nephew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Florence (Sheldon) Watkins, EJ (Jean) Cook and Don Nighorn.
Family and friends can visit Proko Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., Green Bay on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 2 p.m. Rev. William Kamke will officiate with interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Presbyterian Pantry.