Glenn E. Crawford, 82, of Natoma, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Glenn was born November 26, 1940 on the family farm in Osborne County, Kansas. He was the son of Lloyd and Lucy (Robertson) Crawford. He grew up on the farm northeast of Natoma and graduated from Natoma High School in 1958.
Glenn was united in marriage to Jean Marie Polcyn on September 10, 1966 in Russell. They made their home in Natoma for a few years before moving out to Glenn’s family farm. This union was blessed with five daughters; Karen, Lorie, Linda, Deb and Donna.
Glenn was a Farmer and Livestock Producer all his life. When he was younger, he did work in the oilfields for a while. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Plainville. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, playing cards, watching sporting events of his children and grandchildren, playing the guitar with the “Old Timers” group and taking care of his cattle.
Glenn’s surviving family include his wife of 56 years, Jean of the home; daughters, Karen Leiker (Keith) of Victoria, Kansas, Lorie Griffin (Tim) of Plainville, Kansas, Linda Niermeier (Chad) of Colby, Kansas, Deb Alexander (Ron) of Natoma, Kansas and Donna Bixenman (Dave) of Winona, Kansas; brother, Gerald Crawford of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; sisters, Lucille Luhman of Natoma, Kansas, Elaine Spencer (Gilbert) of Natoma, Kansas and Judy Gilworth of Independence, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren and one great grandson; brother-in-law, Richard Polcyn of Russell, Kansas and several nieces and nephews.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter; son-in-law Shawn Sammons; brothers-in-law, Wayne Luhman and Lloyd Gilworth.
Celebration of the Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 31, 2022 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Plainville. Burial will follow at the Natoma City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday, December 30, 2022 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary. Vigil and Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM, Friday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary. Memorials has been established with the Woods Program at Natoma High School or St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.