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Donald J. “Don” Glotzbach

March 18, 2018

Paxico—Donald Joseph “Don” Glotzbach, 87, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at his rural Paxico home.

He was born July 14, 1930 in the same rural house that he died in, the son of Victor Charles and Frances Elizabeth Hund Glotzbach.  Don graduated from Paxico High School in 1948.  He served in the United States Army.

Don was a farmer and stockman.  He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newbury.  He had served many years on the Newbury Township board and on the Sacred Heart Cemetery board.  Don was a member of the Stockgrowers State Bank Board of Directors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Viola Marstall, an infant son, James Michael and a son, Joseph Paul Glotzbach.

On November 13, 1954 he was united in marriage to Lila Mae Arington at Dawson, NE.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his children, Mary (Warren) Nold, Savannah, MO., Beth Glotzbach, Paxico, David (Wille) Glotzbach, Maple Hill and Dan Glotzbach, Rossville; his daughter-in-law, Carol Glotzbach, Council Grove; a sister, Julia O’Connor, Topeka; grandchildren, Jeremy (his fiancée`, Allyson), Will, Megan, Danielle, Katie, Christi (Tyler) and Dana (Nick); many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newbury.  Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Mr. Glotzbach will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until the rosary at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To leave online condolences please go to www.piperfuneralhome.






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9 thoughts on “Donald J. “Don” Glotzbach

  1. Dear Lila, Beth and family, So sorry to hear about Don’s passing. We have a lot of fond memories and past visits in Paxico when we visited. He will be sorely missed, he was always cheerful with a smile on his face. He was always very good with Agnes and Roy. We very much appreciated that. Love to all your family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May he Rest in Peace in the arms of Our Lord. Steve, Diane & Stephanie Wrenn

  2. Lila, you and all the rest of the family, have our deepest sympathy. You will all be in our prayers.


  4. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.
    Know that he is in good hands and watching over you to keep you safe and loved.
    .Prayers and hugs to everyone.

    Blessings to you
    Kathy Michaelis family

  5. Beth, Dan and Lila,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
    Teresa K.

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