Funeral Services for Glenn “Buster” Wolfe age 95, of Clearwater, Ne will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse, Officiating. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267. Visitation will be be 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater. Buster passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at his home.
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Glenn (Buster) Harold Wolfe was born April 4,1924 to Archie (Mike) and Ruth (Jones) Wolfe. He grew up on the family farm with sisters Norma Jeane, Maedean and brother Larry. He attended country School until 8th grade and quit to help on the family farm. In May of 1944, Wolfe was drafted into the Army and received basic training at Camp Roberts in California. On January 1945, he shipped out to Italy where he served in the 10th Mountain Division. On May 1st he was injured by shrapnel from a mortar shell. Wolfe went to Fort Simmons Hospital in Denver, Colorado to recuperate for nine months before returning to the family farm in rural Clearwater. He received the Purple Heart, Good Conduct, and Sharp Shooter Medals. On June 8,1947 he was united in marriage to Elsie Lange at Concordia Lutheran Church. They were blessed with eight children Dale, Gary, Sue, Janet, Mike, Mary, Diane, and Cindy. They farmed until 1964 when they moved to Clearwater and went to work at John Deere setting up machinery. He retired in March 1986. He also enjoyed hunting, reading, and crossword puzzles. Buster was a charter member of Clearwater American Legion Post 267 when it was established in 1948. He was presented with a 70 year continuous membership certificate this past year.
Survived by his wife, Elsie and children, Gary (Janet) Wolfe, of Clearwater, NE; Sue Hochstein of Hartington, NE; Janet Allemang of Clearwater, NE; Mike (Sheila) Wolfe of Norfolk, NE; Mary (Terry) Makelin of Freeman, SD; Diane Price (Will Schaller) of Norfolk, NE; Cindy (Allen) Spangler of Emmet, NE; daughter-in-law, Carol Wolfe of Neligh, NE. 33 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. Sister, Maedean Peters of Norfolk, NE.
Preceded in death by parents; son Dale; grandson Patrick. Son-in-laws, Jim Hochstein and Roy Price. Brother, Larry and sisters Norma Jeane Wilcox. 4 brothers and 2 sisters in infancy.