Glenn B. Rumley

Glenn B. Rumley, a native of Fort Collins, passed away on June 8, 2019. Glenn graduated from Fort Collins High School in 1947 and from CSU in 1952 with a degree in Earth Sciences. He married his high school sweetheart, the former JoAnn Ellis in 1950. After graduating from CSU, he entered the US Air Force with a commission of 2nd lieutenant. He served in the North Korean war after which he entered Penn State University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology. He served in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War as a squadron commander, supplying the combat forces there with needed weather information. He held a Master’s Degree from George Washington University in Public Administration and a Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Meteorology. Glenn served in the USAF for 29 years, retiring as a full Colonel. The next 10 years he served his church as an associate pastor in Nebraska. He and JoAnn retired to Estes Park in 1997. He is survived by his wife JoAnn, daughter Kari Mason and her husband Tim from Red Feather Lakes Colorado and his son Mark Rumley and his wife JoAnn from Liberty Missouri, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He will be remembered as a kind man with great integrity who loved his God, his family and his country. He will be dearly missed. A Memorial service is planned for June 20, 2019 at Good Samaritan Village in Estes Park CO at 2:00 p.m. A military service will be held at Grandview Cemetery in Fort Collins CO June 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Glenn’s name to St. Jude’s Memorial Hospital in care of Allnutt Funeral Service 1302 Graves Ave. Estes Park, CO 80517. See to send a message to the family.

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