Glenn Ernest Fairbrother
Glenn Ernest Fairbrother, age 87, of Shell Knob, Missouri died Friday, November 20, 2020. He was born March 20, 1933 in Kingman, Kansas the son of Lloyd E. and Winnie (Barker) Fairbrother.
Surviving are his wife of sixty-four years, Janet Marlene (Patterson) Fairbrother of Shell Knob, Missouri and their children, Robin Stucky and her husband Glenn of McPherson, Kansas, and William ”Bill” Fairbrother of Newton, Kansas; grandchildren, David Stucky and his wife Susan of Pittsburg, Kansas, Sarah Denton and her husband Mark of Frontenac, Kansas, Aaron Stucky of McPherson, Kansas and Laura Gamble and her husband Robbie of Joplin, Missouri and great grandchildren, Zach Denton of Wichita, Kansas, Abbey Denton of Springfield, Missouri, Jenny Denton of Frontenac, Kansas, Eleanor Stucky and Boone Stucky both of Pittsburg, Kansas and Oliver Gamble of Joplin, Missouri. He is also survived by his sisters, Janice Brown of Goddard, Kansas and Geraldine Harrel of Kingman, Kansas and many cherished relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, Glenace Stuart and a great granddaughter, Amelia Grace Stucky.
Glenn graduated from Spivey High School and was inducted in the United States Army before graduation. While serving in the Army he was stationed in Germany. He took a small engine repair class, and discovered he was very good at it. Glenn and Janet were married June 17, 1956. Glenn held many jobs ending with Santa Fe Railroad at the time of his retirement. Some of his favorite pastimes were camping and water skiing with relatives and taught nieces and nephews to ski. He also enjoyed woodworking, growing tomatoes and homemade ice cream. In 1961 he made his first trip to Table Rock and vacationed there for many years before moving in 1990 permanently to make it their home.
Our family thanks you for all your prayers during this time.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Monday, November 30, 2020 at Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Belmont, Kansas.
Contributions may be made to VFW #2203 in Shell Knob in memory of Glenn.
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