Marcella E. Glassmeyer

Godfrey | Saturday, December 31 2011

Marcella E. Glassmeyer, age 92 passed away at 9:30 pm, Saturday, December 31, 2011, at Rosewood Care Center of Alton. She went to be with the Lord and her husband on their 72nd wedding anniversary.

She was born on November 15, 1919 in Alton, IL to the late, John and Fannie (Mansholt) Grady.

Marcella married Henry Glassmeyer on December 31, 1939 in Alton at the Trinity Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death on October 17, 2002.

She worked at Olin Corporation as an inspector for twenty years retiring in 1979.  She was a devoted member of the Messiah Lutheran Church in Alton.

She is survived by her daughter Karen and spouse Andy Hogue of Godfrey, a son Karl Glassmeyer of Alton, six grandchildren, Carla Engel, Andrea Endicott, Andrew John Hogue, Dawn Hogue, Courtney Glassmeyer and Kyle Glassmeyer; twelve great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sisters Lois Knopp and Anna Mae Baxter.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm, Wednesday January 4, 2012 at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home, in Alton. Funeral Services will be at Messiah Lutheran Church in Alton on Thursday January 5, 2012 at 10 am, with Pastor Randy Fischer officiating. 

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, IL. 

Memorials may be directed to the Messiah Lutheran Church of Alton.

Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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