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John Henry Glenewinkel

John Henry Glenewinkel

John Henry Glenewinkel passed away on August 23, 2021 in Granbury Texas after a short illness.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather.
John was born on May 2, 1928, near Merkel, Texas, where his father owned and operated a small farm.
John had a distinguished 34 year career with Amoco retiring in 1986, as a district superintendent.
He spent most of his retirement years among family and friends in Abilene, until recently relocating to Granbury.
He was a loyal member of Zion Lutheran Church in Abilene and dedicated much of his retirement to church service and as a meals on wheels volunteer.
John’s retirement hobbies included camping and fishing but he was also a skilled gunsmith and woodworker.
He never met a stranger and was a gracious friend to all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Gustav and Martha Glenewinkel of Merkel; two brothers, David Glenewinkel of Merkel and Gus Glenewinkel of Abilene; and one sister, Mary Ann Myers of Abilene.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Beatrice (Bea) Glenewinkel of Abilene; daughter, Sheila McLean and husband, Joe, of Granbury; son, Steve Glenewinkel of Abilene; granddaughter, Whitney McLean of Weatherford; granddaughter, Ashley Marshall and husband, Justin, of Weatherford; grandson, Aaron McLean and wife, Ashley, of Granbury; and a great-granddaughter, Everleigh McLean of Granbury; along with multiple nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours will be Friday, August 27, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.
Funeral services will be Saturday, August 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 2801 Antilley Rd, Abilene, Texas.
Burial will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church of Abilene.
Memories may be shared and condolences submitted online at www.HamilFamilyFuneralHome.com

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