Ralph J. "Bud" Glaser

Death:Thursday, March 19, 2009
Ogle Co, Illinois

Ralph J."Bud" Glaser, 94, of Rochelle, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at Rochelle Rehabilitation and Health Care in Rochelle. He was born on Dec. 22, 1914 in Sublette, IL, the son of William and Anna (Dinges) Glaser. Bud married Arlene M. Schinzer on Feb. 14, 1942 in Sublette, IL and she preceded him on Dec. 14, 2008. Also preceding him in death were brothers: Leo, Kenneth, Urban and Wilfred "Bill"; and sisters: Clara Fisher, Bernice Lauer, Irene Steinman and Velma Hoerner. Prior to retiring he was a farmer. Bud was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Catholic Order of Foresters and the Dixon Elks Club. Bud thoroughly enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren, was an avid Cubs fan and also enjoyed flower gardening and woodworking.

Survivors include his son: Robert (Karole) Glaser of Oregon, IL and daughter: Beverly (Dale) Sanders of Machesney Park, IL; grandchildren: Lisa (James) Winters, Matt (Ann) Glaser, Scott (Rachel) Sanders and Laura (Bill) Ahern; 3 great grandchildren: Joshua, Jacob and Emma Winters; brother: Francis Glaser of Mendota; and 3 sisters: Lucille Farley of Princeton, Helen Thier of Mendota and Teresa Didier of Franklin Grove.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 23, 2009 at 10:00 AM at St. Patricks Catholic Church with Rev. David Peck. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 AM on Monday at the Church. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Subette, IL at 1:30 PM. Online guestbook at www.ungerhorner.com Memorials to Ogle County Hospice.

Source: Mortuary obit

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