Glenn was born April 12, 1927 in Grantsburg, Illinois. He was the son of Ezra & Edna (Baker) Trovillion.
Glenn was united in marriage to Sally A. Churchill on October 23, 1948 in Flint, Michigan. She preceded him in death on May 26, 2013.
Survivors include: his children – Terry (Carla) Trovillion of Vienna, Illinois, Diane (Michael) Newton of Vienna, Illinois, Lorie (William) Hawkins of St. Augustine, Florida, Jan (Jeffrey) Meyer of Johnston City, Illinois, Jill (Randy) Betts of Vienna, Illinois, and Holly (Kevin) Mount of Lakeland, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; a sister – Pauline Kleckler of Vienna, Illinois; a brother-in-law – William “Bill” (Virginia) Churchill of Flint, Michigan; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and many friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, Glenn was preceded in death by: a grandson – Dean Betts; a sister – Evelyn Bolanowski; and 7 brothers – Adolph Trovillion, Ferris “Bill” Trovillion, Ned Trovillion, William “Wayne” Trovillion, Ezra “Bud” Trovillion, Kenneth Trovillion, and Aubrey “Pill” Trovillion.
Glenn was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and was stationed on the west coast prior to his honorable discharge.
Glenn was employed as a salesman for Frito-Lay in Michigan for many years. In 1972, Glenn moved his family home to Southern Illinois and operated the Trovillion Tavern in Vienna until his retirement in 1988.
Glenn was a member of New Columbia Masonic Lodge # 336 AF&AM. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (Ainad Temple). Glenn had also served as president of the former Shawnee Shrine Club. He was a member of the Vienna City Zoning Board. Glenn had a great love of the outdoors. He was happiest when he was out on the farm, riding his tractor or riding horses. Glenn had also been a member of the “jeep club” and enjoyed trail riding with family and friends. He was a great fan of Louis L’amour western novels.
Glenn was devoted to his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, April 12, 2014, at 11 AM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Rev. Bill Gholson will officiate. Burial will be in the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded.
Visitation will be conducted Friday evening, April 11, 2014, from 5 PM – 8 PM at Bailey Funeral Home. Masonic rites will be accorded at 8 PM Friday by New Columbia Masonic Lodge # 336 AF&AM.
Memorials may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002; the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Fund, PO Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995 or to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung St., Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959.
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