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Obituary for Glenn Kenneth Van Winkle

Glenn Kenneth Van Winkle, 85, of Hummelstown, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 with his loving wife by his side.

Born in Lebanon, PA, on March 25, 1934, he was the son of the late Walter S. Van Winkle, Sr. and Violet Huber Van Winkle.

Glenn was a Journeyman Printer for the Lebanon Daily News retiring after 40 years of service. He was a 1952 graduate of Hershey High School and spent six years serving as a printing apprentice. He was a navy veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. Glenn served on Hummelstown’s Ambulance Crew for 10 years, was a former member of the Fuzzy Few and served on Hummelstown Borough Council.

Glenn enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and going to the beach. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Phillies and the Eagles. It was not uncommon to hear Glenn whistling, listening to music or singing his favorite songs. Coin collecting was also one of his favorite hobbies.

Glenn was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter S. Van Winkle and Frederick L. Van Winkle; two sisters, Dorothy V. Saltzer, and Hilda Sando; a half-sister, Cathryn Huber.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Shirley M. Van Winkle; two children, Sherrie Brandt wife of Samuel of Middletown and Annette Foster wife of George of Columbia, MD; one sister, Gloria Rathfon; one half-brother Dale Van Winkle: three grandchildren, Sarah Vogel, Heather Arbogast wife of Gregory and Nicole Battista wife of Christopher; and four great grandchildren, Layton and Emma Arbogast, Amelia Battista and Kalieb Chortanoff.

A memorial service will be celebrated Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 11:30 AM in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, officiating. Friends are invited to the visitation Tuesday from 10:30 AM until time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Glenn’s name to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 West Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036.

Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.

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