Highland: Obituaries

Glenn Zobrist, 92

Glenn Zobrist
Glenn Zobrist

Glenn Zobrist, 92, of St. Jacob died on Friday, Feb. 25, 2016 at Faith Countryside Homes in Highland.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1 at St. Jacob United Church of Christ. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1 at St. Jacob United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Gary Kniepkamp, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Aebischer-Richeson Funeral Home in St. Jacob is in charge of arrangements.

He was born on Nov. 13, 1923 in Highland to Oscar and Emilie (Schuepbach) Zobrist. On Jan. 26, 1946, he married Lillian E. Weder. She passed away on Jan. 20, 2016.

Mr. Zobrist was a farmer, livestock dealer, dairy farmer and an avid fisherman. He loved his family, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are his children, Jo Ann (Larry) Holman of Highland and Duane (Debbie) Zobrist of St. Jacob; grandchildren, Patty Stone, Shelly (Andy) Steinwagner, Billy (Brandy) Holman, Dawn (Steve Mersinger) Zobrist, Keith (Dana) Zobrist, Kristy (Daniel) Patterson and Darik (Carla) Zobrist; great-grandchildren, Haylee Petchulat, Lillian Zobrist, Dalton Mersinger, Danielle Pigg-Stone, Katie and Cory Steinwagner, Maveric and Jace Holman, Holly and Morgan Zobrist, Clayton Pritchett, and Cody and Leah Patterson; and a great-great-grandson, Cameron Christopher Pigg-Stone.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Rick Zobrist; a grandson, Paul Ryan Holman; a great-grandson, Christopher Stone; a grandson-in-law, Brian Stone; brothers, Milton, Meryl and Allen Zobrist; and sisters, Florence Antenen, Lucille Winet, Evelyn Weidner, Shirley Schrumpf and Annette Zobrist.

Memorials may be made to St. Jacob United Church of Christ or Hospice of Southern Illinois.