THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Glenn R. Negley
Issue Date: July 26, 2018
Glenn Roy Negley, 81, of Wausaukee, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2018.
Born April 1, 1937, to Roy and Lena (Proietti) Negley in Harrison Township, Pa., he joined the United States Navy July 20, 1954 at age 17 and served three years as a Machinist Mate. He then transferred to the United States Air Force and worked as an aircraft mechanic attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant and retired on July 31, 1984.
He married Phyllis Mattson of Niagara on June 12, 1975 and lived in Hessel Mi. Known for being able to identify problems and assist in correcting them which earned him many awards, he carried that ability into retirement and worked as a diesel engine mechanic in Sault Ste Marie, the Harbor Master in Cedarville and the Snow Mobile Club.
He enjoyed biking, jogging, snowmobiling, sailing, traveling, his grandchildren and anything mechanical. After RVing for several years they settled in Hereford, Az. before moving to Wausaukee.
Wherever he lived, he became part of that community, extended his kindness to everyone he met, gave of his time and experience to those in need of help and became known as Mr. Fix It.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; a daughter, Kim (Reynaldo) Guerrero; a granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy (Carol) Negley; a niece, Michelle, and cousin Arvilla Palmer.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy and two granddaughters, Jaime and Brandi Guerrero.
Funeral services will be held at Roubal Funeral Home in Wausaukee on Saturday, July 28 at 2 p.m., with Russ Pelkin officiating.