Glenn Vos

Glenn Vos

Glenn Leroy Vos, 77, Montevideo, formerly of Luverne, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at his home in Montevideo.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 15, with visitation at 10 a.m., all at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

Glenn Vos was born June 7, 1939, to Michael and Anna (Aardema) Vos in Matlock, Iowa. In 1940 the family moved to a farm near Hardwick, where he spent his childhood. He attended elementary school in Harwick and high school in Luverne. Following his education, he drove milk truck for his older brother, Nelson, for several years. He then worked for Sioux Valley Milk Producers in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as a boiler technician.

Glenn later attended Granite Falls Technical School and earned a degree in the tool and die program. He became a machinist at Warner Manufacturing in Sacred Heart, eventually becoming their head machinist. Upon his retirement from the company, he worked part time driving milk truck for Viessman’s Trucking.

Glenn had a strong love of animals, the Colorado mountains, mechanical things of all sorts, and driving trucks. He was very well read and enjoyed time with family and friends.

He is survived by two siblings, Kenneth (Francie) Vos and Linda Vos; two sisters-in-law, Fran Vos and Betty Vos; eight nephews and nieces; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Homer Vos and Nelson Vos.

Arrangements were by Hartquist Funeral Home of Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.

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