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Kenneth R. Gleitz

Kenneth R. Gleitz, 79, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Clarian West.
Born Nov. 10, 1928, in Corydon, he was the son of the late Edward and Hattie D. Gleitz.
He was employed for 33 years at Stark & Wetzel, Rath until its closing and retired from Children’s Palace. He served on the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Dept. for several years and was a longtime member of Lynhurst Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael, and a sister, Clarice Mathes.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 60 years, the former Doris Mathes; a son, Dale A. Gleitz of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, James Gleitz of Corydon and Carl Gleitz of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Catherine Hisey of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Trudy Richardson of Corydon; and two grandsons.
Visitation: Monday, Feb. 4, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center in Speedway.
Funeral: Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home with entombment in Floral Park Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to his church.