Ruth and Glenn Brotzman

Ruth and Glenn Brotzman

Ruth L. Brotzman, 90, of Galena, IL joined her husband Glenn who passed away on July 9, 2016 in eternal rest on May 25, 2017 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. A celebration of their life together will be held at 1 PM, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may call after 11 AM until time of service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Glenn’s service to his country will be honored graveside by the Galena VFW Post #2665 and American Legion Post #193. Cremation rites have been accorded. After Glenn’s honorable discharge from the United States Army they were united in marriage on April 5, 1947. They are survived by their three children, Michael (Cathy) Brotzman of Hazel Green, WI, Pamela Brotzman of Galena and Cindy Barry of Slidell, LA, fourteen grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren, two sons in-law, Dave Hess and Duane Wienen both of Galena and Ruth’s many siblings. They were preceded in death by their parents, four children, Doris Niday, Rose Hess and Debora Wienen, a son in infancy and their siblings. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community and Hospice of Dubuque for the excellent care they provided to Ruth and Glenn, and to a special friend Ruth Shuey for her friendship to Ruth after Glenn’s passing. The family requests no flowers.

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