Jack Glissmann

Jack L. Glissmann

Sunday, August 24th, 1941 - Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Obituary

Jack L. Glissmann, 77, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Jack Lee Glissmann was born August 24, 1941, to John “Jack” Fred and Bertha Bridgette (Roder) Glissmann in Atlantic. He was baptized at the Zion Lutheran Church. During his childhood, Jack spent a lot of time at the roller-skating rink with his friends and cousins. Jack attended school in Atlantic, then worked for Turk Roofing and Lenny Jave Construction. He retired from Atlantic Municipal Utilities after more than 30 years of employment.

He was married to Carolyn Symonds; his sons Ryan and Rod were born to this union. He later married Fran Peterson, November 18, 1981. Jack and Fran traveled to California and Colorado, and took many pictures along the way. They enjoyed working in his wood shop (children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends have some of his work) and making their home and yard beautiful.

Jack was an avid hunter and gun collector, and also collected John Wayne memorabilia. One of the highlights of his life was meeting Roy Rogers. He was a long-time member of the NRA and the Elks Lodge in Atlantic.
He is survived by his wife, Fran of Atlantic; sons, Ryan (Lori) Glissmann and Rod (Tracy) Glissmann; step-daughter, Vicky (Max) Davis; grandchildren, John (Tiphani) Glissmann, Robert (Cassie) Glissmann, Meghan (Clayton) Dorsey, Jarrod (Randi) Glissmann, Scott Glissmann, Brett Glissmann, Robert (Heather) Ponsar, Eric (Jerrica) Collins, Angela (Jesse) Kuschel, Chandra Collins; great grandchildren, Parker, Hayden, Connor, Bennett, Braylee, Rylan, Kirra, Ashten, Reid, Hayden, Abi, Autumn, Erica, Jacob, Maddy, Tyler, Hannah, Clara, Elliot, and Audrey; great-great granddaughter, Finn; his sister, Norma Christensen; sister-in-law, Willa Petersen; special nephew, Gary Christensen; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Jack and Bertha Glissmann; father-and mother-in-law, Lester and Vera Croft; step-son, Dick Peterson; brother and sister-in-law, Leonard and Betty Glissmann; brother-in-law, Ralph Christensen; nephews, Rodney Christensen and Danny Glissmann; and niece, Jayne Glissmann.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018, at Roland Funeral Service in Atlantic. Burial will be in the Atlantic Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Jack’s family and his arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.

IN REMEMBRANCE OF

Jack L. Glissmann

BORN
August 24, 1941 - Atlantic, Iowa
DIED
December 12, 2018 - Atlantic, Iowa
At the age of 77 Years, 3 Months & 18 Days

FUNERAL SERVICE
2:00 P.M. Friday, December 14, 2018
Roland Funeral Home - Atlantic, Iowa

OFFICIANT
Pastor Grant Van Lishout
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church –Atlantic, Iowa

RECORDED MUSICAL SELECTIONS
“Gentle On My Mind” by Glen Campbell
“You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban
“Country Roads” by John Denver

CASKET BEARERS
John Glissmann
Jarrod Glissmann
Robert Glissmann
Scott Glissmann
Clayton Dorsey
Brett Glissmann

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Gary Christensen
John Powers
Ed Hamilton
Mark Anderson

FLOWER COMMITTEE
Meghan Dorsey
Cassie Herrig
Tiphani Fleming
Randi Cloe

INTERMENT
Atlantic Cemetery - Atlantic, Iowa

The family appreciates your care and invites you to join them for
refreshments back at the funeral home immediately following the interment.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 14th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Roland Funeral Service
    Address
    204 E. 5th St.
    ATLANTIC, IA 50022
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  • Service

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 14th, 2018 2:00pm
    Location
    Roland Funeral Service
    Address
    204 E. 5th St.
    ATLANTIC, IA 50022
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Grant Van Lishout
  • Interment

    Location
    Atlantic Cemetery
    Address
    63119 White Pole Road
    ATLANTIC, IA 50022
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  • Reception

    Location
    Roland Funeral Service
    Address
    204 E. 5th St.
    ATLANTIC, IA 50022
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DARCI RICHTER

Posted at 05:47am
Dear Fran: I hope you got our arrangement (with Mom & Bob's). Just wanted to tell you again, how sorry i was bout Jack. You know we loved him. The arrangements and all, was done very quick, and I am sorry, I didn't make it. But Please pass on to your family my sympathy. You are all in my heart and prayers. Love Darci Richter
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Rhonda Meyer

Posted at 11:29pm
Deepest sympathies on your loss. Rhonda Meyer
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Chandra, Eric, & Angela

Posted at 03:21am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
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Sherry Darling Vale

Posted at 12:47pm
I remember Jack as a bundle of energy! I worked at the roller skating rink and he was always there flying around the rink! I never saw him without a smile of his face. Never heard him say a bad word about anyone. Jack and I graduated the same year from Atlantic High School. He was one of a kind!
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Mark and Gerrie Anderson

Posted at 08:13am
Jack will be truly missed. He was my best friend and neighbor for 26 years. We have a lot of memories. Our thoughts and prayers for the family.
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