Glenn B. Steely, 90, of McPherson, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at McPherson Hospital. He was the former owner and operator of the Mobil Oil Bulk Plant in McPherson and also was an aircraft mechanic and pilot, and a homebuilder.
He was born Sept. 13, 1922, near Lost Springs, Kan., the son of John P. and Ella Mae (Gilbert) Steely. He attended West Slope Grade School and graduated in 1940 from Diamond Valley High School in Burdick. After retirement, Glenn took various auto restoration courses at McPherson College.
On Oct. 3, 1948, Glenn was united in marriage to Florence M. Herpich in White City.
He was a life member of the BPOE No. 502 and was a member of the Horseless Carriage Club of Wichita.
Survivors include: his wife of 64 years, Florence of the home; and eight nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and four brothers.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Holgerson officiating. Burial will follow at the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be given to the McPherson County Humane Society or Hospice & Homecare of Reno County in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.