Hamilton County


Glendale Henry Perin




Glendale Henry ‘Glen' Perin was born Feb. 5, 1922 to David I. and Fountain H. Robinson Perin. He died Mar. 9, 2005 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Glen served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre of Action in World War II as an aircraft mechanic—chief petty officer.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Mar. 11, 2005

Glen H. Perin, 83, of Webster City, died Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Asbury United Methodist Church, with Rev. Brian Carter officiating. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #191. Visitation will be at the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and prior to the service on Saturday.

Glendale Henry Perin, son of Iva and Fountain Robinson Perin, was born February 5, 1922 at Baxter. He attended Baxter Public School and graduated from Collins Public School in 1940. During W.W. II, he served six years in the U.S. Navy, in the Pacific Theatre of Action as an aircraft mechanic-chief petty officer. On October 15, 1949, he married Marilyn Hansmeier at Waukon. The couple resided at Cedar Falls and he was a mechanic for Erickson Motors. In 1962, he was employed with Jenson Auto until 1978, when he retired because of health problems. The couple continued to reside at Webster City.

Mr. Perin is survived by his wife, Marilyn, sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Mardeen Perin of West Des Moines; Dave and Beth Perin of Webster City; daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Randy Gibson of Minburn, 11 grandchildren; sister, Nadine Gray of Des Moines, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother in infancy; sisters, Doris Thuerman, Ilene Perin and Mary June Pederson.

He was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, Diamond K Kiwanis and a former member of Acacia Masonic Lodge #176 A.F. and A.M.

Sources: ancestry.com