A visitation for Glen Willard Fletcher, 82, of Gainesville, Texas, is set for Friday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Interment will follow at the Merna Cemetery in Merna, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Lawrence Francis officiating..
Glen was born in Long Pine, Dec. 20, 1929, to Albert Barnes Fletcher and Grace Hollopeter Fletcher. He passed away Sept. 7, 2012, in Gainesville.
Glen was the owner of GWF MFG Co. and held the Blue Ribbon Patent issued for his agricultural sprayer "Blaster Mist Sprayer" that he manufactured for 46 years. He enjoyed his business, hunting, and his friends. His life touched many people and left a distinct impression on each one.
He is survived by his seven children: son Robin Fletcher of Rock Springs, Wyo..; daughter Sandy Thom of Casper, Wyo..; daughter Kathy Duboulet of Austin, Texas; son Robert Fletcher of Valentine; daughter Eldean Shelly of San Rafael, Calif..; son Albert Fletcher of Gainesville, Texas.; son Abel Fletcher of Pilot Point, Texas.; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother Ed Fletcher of Rock Springs, Wyo.; sister Alberta Oatman of Chadron; and his wife of 34 years, Joyce of Gainesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one granddaughter.
Published in Custer County Chief, Sept. 13, 2012