Thursday, December 9, 2010

Glenn Austinson, 92, of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville.

He was born on June 7, 1918, in Lyle, Minn., son of Austin and Julia Enerson Austinson. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during World War II. In 1968, he moved to Barry County where he farmed in and around the Wheaton and Purdy area. He was a member of the American Legion Post #118 in Cassville.

He married Jean Neibergall on Dec. 16, 1957, in Osage, Iowa, and she survives.

Additional survivors include: one daughter, Julie Grillone, of Exeter; and one grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one infant son, Michael Glenn Austinson, one infant daughter, Mary Jane Austinson, and one grandchild, Ilyssa Intessimone on April 1, 2008, two brothers, and one sister.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville with Rev. David Miller, celebrant.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and entrusted to the White Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.