Glenn A. Swenka, 52, of Oxford, passed away Feb. 25, 2013, at UIHC from complications following a courageous battle with a long-term illness. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Following a March 2 visitation in Solon, there was a celebration of life in memory of Glenn at the Dawg House in Oxford.
Glenn was born Aug. 24, 1960, the son of Edward and Mary B. (Klima) Swenka. He was raised on the family farm in Oxford, and graduated from Clear Creek Community High School in 1978.
He was survived by his father Edward of Solon, children; Stephanie (Eric) of North Liberty, Tiffany of Spencer, three grandchildren; Jaiden, Camdyn and Destinee of Spencer, significant other: Debra Ranshaw of Oxford, three sisters; Ardis (Dave) of Frisco, Texas, Becky (Robert) Kaefring of Lakeville, Minn., Carol Swartz of North Liberty; three brothers, Keever (Gloria) Swenka of Solon, Dennis (Linda) Swenka of Morse, and Charles Swenka of Cedar Rapids, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother and a niece Darla Sevcik.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.