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Allen Glander

Allen Glander – July 1, 1939 – Feb. 21, 2020

Allen L. Glander, a longtime resident of Fall Creek, Ore., passed away peacefully the morning of Feb. 21, 2020. He was 80.
Allen was the youngest of nine children born to Arthur and Rosa Glander. He grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, where he learned his tremendous work ethic. He also enjoyed the nickname of ”Wisconsin Slim,” for his pool-shooting prowess. He then worked 38 years as a systems tech in telecommunications.
Allen loved the land and outdoors. He enjoyed camping and traveling all 50 states. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, waterskiing and tolerated golfing. He was proud to help his church family by serving as a deacon and volunteering many hours helping with maintenance.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia (O’Malley); his three children, Kim (Scott) Kozak, Arthur (Lisa) Glander, and Trudi Glander; four grandsons, Nathan (Larissa) Glander, AJ (Brianna) Glander, Kody Kozak, and Ryan (Rachael) Kozak; and one brother, Elmer (Mary) Glander.
A private family burial will take place at Springfield Memorial Gardens. A Celebration of Life ceremony will take place at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on March 21 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, or a charity of your choice.Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home.
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