Peacefully, at Alexandra Marine General Hospital, Goderich on Sunday, July 31, 2016 of Goderich and formerly of Zurich in his 88th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Marlene (McLachlan) Deichert for 53 years. Dear brother-in-law of Doris (Deichert) Hamilton of Zurich, Alice Deichert of Clinton, and Clarence Stever of New Hamburg. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Bert, Lloyd, Harold, Fred, sisters Vera, Almeda, Rose, Virgina, infant sister Marjory, and nephews Donald and Thomas.
Glenn started playing the violin at the age of 35 with the “Eastsiders” from London. He was a very active entertaining at several rest homes, church functions, birthday and anniversary parties. Glenn was a proud member of the Tuesday Tunes music group for the past 13 years in Seaforth, a member of the Stan-Lee Seniors and a past member of the Zurich Golden Agers. He was a former member of the St. Peters Lutheran Church in Zurich and a present member of Berea-by-the-Water Lutheran Church in Goderich.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street N, Zurich on Tuesday, August 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Berea-by-the-Water Lutheran Church, 326 Gibbons St., Goderich at 11 AM with Rev. John E. Trembulak III officiating.
Interment St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich. Donations to Alexandra Marine General Hospital, Berea-by-the-Water Lutheran Church, or a charity of your choice.