Gladstone (Flat Rock), MI
Glenn “Glenny” R. King, age 73, of Flat Rock, passed away unexpectedly due to natural causes Monday, October 23, 2023 at his home.
Glenn was born September 12, 1950, in Escanaba, MI the son of Leo King and Gertrude Kutches (King). He attended and graduated from Gladstone Area Schools class of 1968. Glenn worked at Harnischfeger up until it closed and he continued his employment at Iverson Home Center until his retirement in 2013.
Glenn was united in marriage to Ann Chenier on August 31, 1974 at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock where they raised their two children.
Glenn could be often found listening to Tammy Wynette. He was a man of many talents. At various times throughout his life he operated a ceramic shop out of his home, a bridal shop and a floral wedding service. He also enjoyed oil painting as well.
In addition to his loving wife, Ann, Glenn is survived by:
Children: Kristi (Matt) Flath of Escanaba, MI and Jeff (Kristi) King of Appleton, WI
His Grandchildren, who he cherished more than anyone else: Sophia Flath and Leo King
Siblings: Randy (Lori Cossette) King, Sandy King, Marcia (Herb) Iverson, Marlene (Mark Brooks) Valley, Carolyn (Steve) Perry and John Kutches
Sister-in-law: Catherine King
Best buddy: Tim Caron
And numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins
In addition to his Parents, Glenn is preceded in death by his Siblings: Lester King, Robert King and Marion Sodergren.
Family will receive friends on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Transfer prayers will follow visiting hours at 1:00 PM at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 2:00 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Sebastian Chacko officiating. Glenn will be laid to rest in the Escanaba Township Cemetery. A luncheon will follow in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight.