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Joan Lillian Glenn-Tingey – Dec. 15, 1933 – Jan. 13, 2020

Joan Lillian Glenn-Tingey – Dec. 15, 1933 – Jan. 13, 2020

Joan Lillian Glenn-Tingey, 86, passed away on Jan. 13, 2020 in Cottage Grove, Ore.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1933 in Roseburg, Ore., to parents Clarence Johnson and Hattie Caroline (Fisher) Johnson, and was one of six siblings.
She graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1951.
Joan married Robert Lee Glenn on Oct. 8, 1952, and together they had three children. She started working as a meat wrapper at 3 Boys Market in 1955 and worked at various markets in Cottage Grove and Eugene, Ore., and spent two years living and working in Montana. She retired from Market of Choice in 1998.
Joan loved to read, sew and research family genealogy.
After Robert’s passing in 1999, she married James LaDell Tingey on Jan. 4, 2004. They were together until his death in 2013.
Over the years she tried her hand at tole painting, tai chi, crochet and square dancing. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attending until dementia took its toll and she was unable to attend.
Even though she led a very busy life, she always made special time for her greatest joy: her family and friends.
Joan is survived by her children, Terra (Mitch) Hensley of Cottage Grove, Darren (Kimberly) Glenn of Cottage Grove and David (Debbie) Glenn of Vida, Ore.; her siblings, Walter Johnson of San Antonio, Texas and Candy Lemley of Cottage Grove; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lee Glenn, her husband James LaDell Tingey, sister RaeMona Bernatzki, brothers Gary Johnson and John Johnson, and her granddaughter Rhiannon Hull.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. A private family interment was held at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.



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