Glen A. Northrup
Glen A. Northrup
Glen A. Northrup age 80, of Mitchell (formerly of Letcher, SD) died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his home under hospice care. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 PM Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Will Funeral Chapel with a prayer service and rosary beginning at 7:00 PM. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell with military rites.
Glen was brought into this world on August 3rd 1937 in Mitchell, SD to Clarence and Edna (Hutton) Northrup. He attended Letcher High School and served in the US Army from 1956 to 1958. He returned home and found love with Kay Mohr and were married on May 27, 1959 in Howard, SD. Glen worked hard farming, and even being awarded two young farmers awards. After farming we worked for Commercial Asphalt for a period of years. He loved NASCAR, hunting and fishing and even taught many generations to do's and don'ts of fishing, plus lure making. He enjoyed playing cards and testing his luck at the casino from time to time and especially spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all. Glen was also a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
Grateful for sharing his life are his wife Kay of Mitchell, SD; children Douglas (Paula) Northrup of Letcher, SD, Lori (Jerry) Van Den Oever of Wessington Springs, SD, Randal (LuLu) Northrup of Woonsocket, SD and Merle (Candi) Northrup of Mt. Vernon, SD; 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers Wendel and Galen Northrup; step mother Ruth Northrup and grandson Andrew Diede.