On December 23, 2015,
at the age of 84, Glen suddenly passed away in Kindersley, Saskatchewan.
Glen was born on February 21, 1931 in Alameda, Saskatchewan (SK) and grew up on the family farm in Netherhill SK. He attended High School in Kindersley SK where he met his loving wife Grayce. He went on to teach school in Nipawin SK from 1952 to 1962. While in Nipawin, Glen was a Commanding Officer with the Air Cadet Squad for seven years; and volunteered with the local Fire Department.
In 1962 Glen and family moved to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories where he taught Vocational Education at Sir John Franklin High School. Glen enjoyed taking an active role in community groups by getting involved with Minor Hockey and Senior Hockey Associations, the Yellowknife Curling Club and the Yellowknife Golf Club.
Glen and Grayce left Yellowknife in 1982 to move to Quesnel, British Columbia where Glen helped open and operate Glen Signs with their son Leonard. Glen was also an active board member of the Evangelical Free Church.
In 2013 Glen and Grayce returned to their roots and moved back to Kindersley SK.
Forever loving him and left to miss him deeply is his wife of 62 years, Grayce (Baker), his children Gwen, Lois Grabke (Dan), Leonard Dies (Jennifer), Ken Dies (Laura), Cheryl Dies (Norm). His grandchildren Dwight (Michele), Carl (Briony), Alexandra, Karl, Nick, Shawna-Lee (Duncan), Jacob, Noah, Brahm, Anika, Naomi and great-grandchildren Kori Linn and Adriana.
Glen was always ready for coffee and a good laugh, happy to help anyone and everyone, he was a friend for life to anyone who knew him.
Glen’s most treasured possession was his family.
A Celebration of Life
was held at the
Kindersley Alliance Church on
December 30, 2015.
Condolences and remembrances may
be sent to
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Glen’s memory to your local KidSport Chapter.