Keslar, 68, of Nampa, died
peacefully in his sleep with his family beside him at a Nampa hospital on Sunday, June 8, 1997.
Services will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 13, 1997, at the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Pastor
Royce Wright will officiate. Burial
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Glen was born on March 24, 1929, in Alma, Nebraska,
one of four children, to parents, Herman Keslar and Bessie
Cassens Keslar. Glen
moved to Idaho with his family in his teen years.
married Mary E. Owens on December 24, 1948, in Nampa, and together they raised seven
children. They enjoyed
camping and fishing.
Glen started driving truck in 1950 for Gundy Brown,
hauling sheep. Later,
he drove for several other companies including Falen, Idaho
Meat Packers, Armours, Stein Distributing, Gus Hackler and
started Glen Keslar Trucking in 1982 when he purchased his own
18 wheeler. As an
owner and operator he leased his truck out to Carnation and
Containers West prior to retiring in 1995 after 45 years of
doing what he loved ...Trucking.
is survived by four daughters, Glena Sherman of
Billie Jo Hammond of Nampa,
Bonnie Garcia of Sacramento, CA,
and Sharon Hodge of
Houston, MO; three sons,
John Keslar and Don Bristow, both of Nampa, and Frank Bristow
of Ontario, OR; a step-father, Orville Case of Anderson, CA; a
sister, Velma Telitz of North Platte, NB; an uncle, Gail
Cassens of McCall, ID; 19 grandchildren; 20 great
grandchildren, several in laws, nieces, nephews and many
Glen was preceded in death by his parents, his wife,
Mary, of 44 years, two brothers, two grandchildren and three
family would like to thank Dr. Betty Ball, the Alzheimers
Association, Western Pines Rehabilitation and
Center and Mercy Medial
Center Third Floor Staff for all of their support and care
throughout his ordeal.
Memorial contributions may be made in Glen's name to
the Boise Chapter Alzheimers Assoc., 4696 Overland Rd. Suite 482, Boise,
or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at the Alsip Chapel on Thursday, from
5 to 8 p.m.