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Obituaries > GARLAND, GLENN H.

Funeral services for Glenn Harold Garland, 36, were at the Catron Chapel Wednesday, with the Rev. John F. Reagan of the Methodist Church officiating.

Military honors at the graveside were by the Whitefish National Guard and VFW Post 276. Pallbearers were John E. Alton, Tonkel L. Tonkelson, Odin P. Berger, Einar K. Kringlen, Fred A. Gyrion Jr. and Bill Yeats. Burial was in Whitefish Cemetery.

Glenn Harold Garland was born June 10, 1921, at Malta, the son of Harold and Ethel Garland. He spent his childhood on a ranch 20 miles north of Malta and attended the Kropp Grade School and later Malta High School.

In 1936 he moved with his parents to Whitefish. In 1940 he started to work for the Great Northern Railway in the track department. He worked for the railroad until he joined the United States Marines in the fall of 1942. He served in the South Pacific and the Aleutian Islands until he received his discharge in 1946.

Upon his return to Whitefish he resumed his work as a machine operator o Great Northern Railway.

He was married in Cut Bank to his wife, Betty, of Kalispell. He died at their home 8 1/2 miles west of Whitefish Aug. 17 [1957].

He is survived by his wife, Betty; one daughter, Charla Deene; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Garland of Whitefish; one brother, William, of Whitefish; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Yeats of Whitefish and Mrs. Jean Schreiber of Santa Ana, Calif., and other relatives.