Glenn S. Hawkins, 99, of Kearney and formerly of the Mason City area died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Mother Hull Home in Kearney.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Mason City Baptist Church in Mason City with the Rev. John Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Mason City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5–7 p.m. at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney or prior to services Friday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Mason City Baptist Church or the Mason City Fire Department. A message of condolence, tribute or memory can be left at www.hlmkfuneral . com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral Services of Kearney are in charge of arrangements.
Glenn was born Jan. 7, 1912, to William and Jennie (Livingston) Hawkins at their home south of Mason City in Custer County. He grew up in the area and attended school at Zimmer School District 178, south of Mason City.
July 26, 1938, he married E. Lorene Porath in Kearney. He farmed his entire life south of Mason City in the Basin area. His wife died in 1995, and he moved to Prairie View Gardens in Kearney in 2007.
Glenn is survived by his daughter, Audry Caldwell of Kearney; daughter-in-law, Margaret Hawkins of Mason City; grandchildren, Brian and wife Mindy Hawkins of Mason City and great-grandchildren, Grant, Morgan and Aubrey, Jonathan and wife Emily Hawkins of Mason City and great-grandchildren, Bailey and Owen, Rachel and husband Jason Unger of Mason City and great-grandchildren, Allison and Jayden, Matt and wife Barbara Caldwell of Denver, Colo. and great-grandchild; Kiley, and Brett Caldwell of Kearney.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by one son, Robert in 2003; son-in-law, Jim Caldwell in 1991; brothers, Howard, Franklin, and Harold, and sister, Mabel Whistler.