Glenn W. Germany was born September 4th, 1952 in Harvey, Illinois. He died in his home, surrounded by his family on March 18th, 2018. He was diagnosed with Glioblastoma in February of 2017. He fought a good fight, but ultimately lost the battle. He is survived by his wife, Pamela; his son, Glenn Jr.; his daughter, Susan; his parents, Wren and Shirley; his brother, Mark; his sister, Donna; his brother, Steve; and many other family and friends.
Glenn was a Renaissance man in that he had many skills and talents which spanned many different jobs. Above all, he loved gardening, martial arts, woodworking, motorcycles, and ballroom dancing. He earned his second-degree black belt on July 9th, 2008, and coach level of Combat Submission Wrestling on November 4th, 2012.
In his younger days, he drove all over the country on his motorcycle. He attended Southern Illinois University. He was a construction worker, a frame carpenter, a sheet metal worker, and a licensed irrigator. He was on television in a commercial for The Gutter Man starring as Super Gutter Man. It was a late-night hit. He was a Radio Shack manager for over 10 years and earned many awards.
He met his wife at a Christmas party in Chicago and got married seven months later. They were married for thirty-one years.
He loved camping, hiking, and cruising. He has hiked Zion, the Grand Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains, and Philmont Scout Ranch. He has cruised to the Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, St. Kits, St. Thomas, Antigua, Barbados, Key West, Hawaii, and Alaska. One of his favorite desserts on the Princess Cruise Line was the multiple different styles of the Chocolate Journeys.
His last job was working at Planet Ford as a Service Advisor for the Quick Lane. He was a proud fan of the Houston Oilers, Rockets, Astros, Aeros, and Texans.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations could be made to TIRR MH (Handled by Memorial Hermann Foundation) 713.242.4414.