THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Don A. Glynn
Issue Date: November 8, 2017
Don A. Glynn, 91, of Oconto, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 at home, with his wife by his side.
Born Dec. 6, 1925 in Coulliardville, to the late Lloyd and Pearl (Classon) Glynn, he attended Coulliardville Grade School and graduated from Oconto High School in 1943. He married Betty Williams in 1952 at First Presbyterian Church in Oconto.
He farmed with his father on the family farm until 1963 and then worked for a short time in the office of Oconto Memorial Hospital. In 1963, he started as a bank teller at First National Bank in Oconto and worked in various bank capacities, having footings of $4,685,710.
He attended the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Northern Michigan School of Banking, Marquette, Mi. and many night courses in institutes of banking in Green Bay.
In November of 1972, he was promoted to Executive Vice President with bank footings of $18,886,000 and shortly thereafter became President. He retired from the bank in 1985 with footings of $45,894,000.
He served on Oconto Memorial Hospital Board for 16 years, was treasurer of the Town of Oconto for 49 years and served on the Oconto County Board for 24 years. A lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church, Oconto, he was a member of the Oconto Masonic Pine Lodge 188 for over 60 years.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Glynn; a daughter, Sue (Gary) Staponkus, Geneva, Ill.; a son, Lloyd (Susan) Glynn, Arbor Vitae; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
His parents preceded him in death.
The family received relatives and friends at First Presbyterian Church in Oconto on Monday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 11 a.m., with Rev. Craig Alwin officiating. Memorials can be made to Oconto First Presbyterian Church or Bread by the Bay Food Pantry. Gallagher Funeral Home of Oconto assisted the family with arrangements.