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September 22, 1923 – Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Service Information
St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, MN
Monday, May 11, 2015
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, MN
Sunday, May 10th, 2015
4-8 P.M.

Eva I. Glessing, age 91, of rural Waverly passed away on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at The Good Samaritan Society in Howard Lake.
She was born on September 22, 1923 in Victor Township, Wright County the daughter of Henry & Emma (Krauel) Dehnbostel.
Eva was baptized on October 14, 1923 at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake by Pastor A. L. Oetjen. She was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith on May 3, 1936 by Pastor C.G. Seltz at St. James Lutheran Church. Her Confirmation memory verse was Rev. 2:10
On June 2, 1945, Eva Dehnbostel & Maurice Glessing were joined in holy marriage at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. God blessed their marriage with a son Allen.
Eva & Maurice dairy farmed in Victor Township, Wright County.
She was a faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Eva taught Sunday School for seventeen years and belonged to LWML.
She served as an Adult Leader in The Sunrise 4-H Club. Eva was a talented cake decorator baking many wedding cakes through the years. She also enjoyed hosting Memorial Day picnics on the farm. Visitors were always welcomed with a sweet treat. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren very much!
Survived by a son: Allen H. (Sharon) Glessing of Waverly; grandchildren: Nicole Hills of Monticello and Daniel (Seena) Glessing of Waverly; six great grandchildren: Katherine & Alex Hills, Wyatt, Mason, Tanner & Cora Glessing; brother-in-law & sister-in-law: Lorren (Jeanne) Glessing of Howard Lake; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her husband: Maurice F. Glessing, her parents: Henry & Emma Dehnbostel, brothers: William & Walter Dehnbostel, sisters: Edna Butterfass and Esther Lorentz.
Funeral services for Eva Glessing will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, May 11th at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Pastor Michael Nirva will officiate and interment will follow at The Howard Lake Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 10th at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted from 4-8 P.M. A Prayer service will be held at 8:00 P.M. Sunday evening. Further visitation Monday morning, May 11th at the church one hour prior to services.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Katherine & Alex Hills, Wyatt, Mason, Tanner & Cora Glessing.
Casket Bearers will be Rollie Glessing, Neal Glessing & Dick Glessing, Jim Dehnbostel, Dennis Butterfass and Roger Handrich.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Gwen and Clyde Adickes

    Hugs Sharon and Allan:

    God is with you at this time.
    Your in our prayers and thoughts.

    Gwen and Clyde


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