Glenn Delbert Eggert, 85, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Visitation will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd Street, Odessa, MO 64076, 816-633-5524. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday June 5, 2020 at the Odessa Restoration Branch, 6783 MO-131, Odessa, MO, 64076. A private burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 20109 Bus. MO-13, Higginsville, MO, 64037. Memorials are suggested to the Odessa Restoration Branch. Memories of Glenn and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFh.com
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Glenn was born on March 22, 1935 in Dunn Center, North Dakota to Leonard and Cora (Adams) Eggert. He was a 1953 graduate of Odessa High School. Glenn served three years in the United States Army and worked for the United States Postal Service for 28 years. On October 29, 1955 he was united in marriage to Betty Lou Duncan in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. He was a member of the Odessa Restoration Branch and served on the Board of Directors for the Odessa Senior Center. Glenn was an avid Odessa Bulldogs fan and refereed many high school volleyball games. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Glenn enjoyed scrapping metal. He loved farming and running cattle on the Odessa family homestead.
In addition to his wife, Betty, survivors include five children, Betty “Denise” Elefson and husband, Alan of Lamoni, IA, Ronald Delbert Eggert and wife, Melanie of Oak Grove, MO, Steven Leonard Eggert and wife, Brenda of Lee’s Summit, MO, Kevin Lee Eggert of Odessa, MO and Fiancée, Deanna Villarreal of San Antonio, TX, and Michael Andrew Eggert of Odessa, MO; one sister, Irene Marasch of Wisconsin; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by one great granddaughter, Cora Padilla; one brother, Earl Eggert; and two sisters, Myrtle Dillon and Betty O’Dell.