Obituary for Glen Shively
SHIVELY, Glen M., age 76 of Union, OH, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013. Glen was born March 27, 1936 in Noble County, IN, son of the late Murry and Eva (Strouse) Shively. He was a graduate of Manchester College in North Manchester, IN and Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, IN, formerly in Chicago, IL. Glen married Norma Vought on August 24, 1958 in South Bend, IN. He was a member of Trotwood Church of the Brethren. Glen served as Pastor in the Church of the Brethren in Northern Illinois, Dayton, OH, Clayton, OH (Happy Corner) and Trotwood, OH. He was also on staff at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, OH for 13 years. Glen was involved in many activities in the church's district and the local communities where he lived, including Trotwood Fish.
Mr. Shively is survived by his wife of 54 years, Norma; 4 children, Renee E. (James) Leonard of Shaker Heights, OH, Kim L. (Deniz Ertas) Shively of Bethlehem, PA, Karen K. (Michael) Neff of Orlando, FL and Brian G. (Heather) Shively of Kettering, OH; 11 grandchildren, Sarah, Kristen and Evan Leonard, Emre, Benjamin, Evren and David Shively-Ertas, Aaron and Jacob Neff, Eleanor and Margaret Shively; 2 brothers, Dallas “Bud” Shively of Columbia City, IN and Larry Shively of Ft. Wayne, IN; 5 sisters, Edith Smith of Ft. Wayne, IN, June Targgart of Ft. Wayne, IN, Joyce Munk of Chapel Hill, NC, Lois Byer of Ft. Wayne, IN and Marcia Wright of Pine Bush, NY; many other loving family members and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held 3 PM Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Trotwood Church of the Brethren, 208 E. Main St., Trotwood, OH 45426. The family will receive visitors 2-3 PM Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Trotwood Church of the Brethren or Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202, www.heifer.org, in Glen’s memory.