Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Monday, March 29, 2010
Max GLENDENNING, 74, of Mount Ayr, died March 25, 2010, at Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. today, March 29, at United Baptist Presbyterian Church in Mount Ayr. The Rev. Alan RUSK
officiated. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr with military rites by Ringgold Post No. 172 American
Legion and Army National Guard Honor Unit. Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr, was in
charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given in his name to be decided later.
OBITUARY - MAX WILBERT GLENDENNING
Max Wilbert GLENDENNING was an extraordinary man. Max was born to Hardin W. & Lola GLENDENNING on November 30, 1935
in Mt. Ayr, IA. Max graduated from Mt. Ayr Community High School in 1954. He then served his country in Korea and
Vietnam in the U.S. Army.
In 1958 Max married Charolette KEITH and to this union were born Jackie Marie, Jamie Louise, Jan Maxine, Jodi
Elizabeth, Joi Irene, and Jason Wilbert.
He later married Donna SWARTWOOD of Clearfield, IA and welcomed children Bobbie SWARTWOOD, Debbie SAGE, and Guyla
On April 19, 2002 Max married Janet JOHNSON of Mt. Ayr, IA and welcomed daughter Sheila MUNYON and parents-in-law
Bill & Lois JOHNSON.
Max farmed all his life and enjoyed his work as a mechanic at Mt. Ayr Tractor and Machine. He was active in the Mt.
Ayr American Legion Post #172 and served as Commander for 12 years. Max also served as a member of the Clearfield
Max passed away on March 25, 2010 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr.
He is preceded in death by his parents Hardin and Lola GLENDENNING; wife Donna GLENDENNING; step-daughter Guyla Jean
DYMOND; and father-in-law Bill JOHNSON.
Max is survived by his wife Janet GLENDENNING of Mount Ayr; his brother Lloyd (Laverne) GLENDENING of Mount Ayr; his
daughters Jackie (Jim) HEDRICKS of Hillsboro, OR, Jamie (Dave) JOHN of Molalla, OR, Jan (Alan Rusk) CAMPBELL of
Bedford IA, Jodi (Chris) TARR of Antelope, CA, Joi (Joey) MOSHBERGER of Gladstone, OR, Jason (Bonny) GLENDENNING of
Canby, OR; step-children Bobbie (Jeanie) SWARTWOOD of Clearfield, IA, Debbie (Eric) SAGE of Colfax, IA, Sheila MUNYON
of Kellerton, IA; mother-in-law Lois JOHNSON of Mt. Ayr, IA; nephews Paul GLENDENNING of Mt. Ayr, IA and Todd (Angie)
GLENDENNING of Redding, IA. Max was blessed in his life with 26 grandchildren, 16 great-children and countless
Transcriptions by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2010
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