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Glen A. Krosch, 77

Jun 24, 2018

Blue Earth Glen Arlo Krosch, age 77, of Blue Earth formerly of Elmore, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at his home.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, Rev. Joel Lintner officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation time was one hour before the service at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.

He was born Aug. 1, 1940, in Elmore Township, the son of Marion and Sylvia (Sailor) Krosch. He graduated from Elmore High School in 1958. Soon after high school, Glen worked for McFarland Elevator Construction, which was owned by his uncle. Later, Glen had his own company for awhile and then worked for Frank Brothers, in Blue Earth and Farmer’s Elevator Co.

One of Glen’s hobbies was collecting antique items. He has donated many items, to the Faribault County Historical Society and they are displayed in the antique shed at the Fairgrounds, in Blue Earth. He was also very active in AA. For many years he belonged to the Sertoma Club and worked on tricycles. He rebuilt them for handicapped kids.

Glen is survived by his children, David (Connie) Krosch, of South Dakota, Lori (Rod) Clark, of Greely, Colorado; siblings, Gwen (Bev) Krosch, of Elmore, Bruce (Julie) Krosch, of Blue Earth, LaVonne Swearingen, of Kiester, Janet (Donald) Richter, of Onamia, Joanne Fiser, of Crystal, Kathi (Bob Gaffney) Krosch, of Crystal, Loree (Dean) Vereide, of Blue Earth, and seven grandchildren.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, Marvin, Paul, Phillip, Bryce, Brad, Merle, and Beryl Krosch, and sister, Darla Schaefer.

Memorials can be made in Glen’s name to the Faribault County Historical Society, 405 E. Sixth St. in Blue Earth, MN 56013 or The Elmore Veterans Memorial, 40037 30th St. in Elmore, MN 56027.