Glenn Galpin |

Glenn Galpin

Memorial services for Glenn Alden Galpin of Grass Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Grass Valley Assembly of God Church, 12582 Squirrel Creek Road in Grass Valley.

Mr. Galpin died Thursday, March 31, at home. He was 84.

He was born May 3, 1920, in Olympia, Wash., to Harry and Velma May (Smith) Galpin. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Pauline in April 1942, in Centralia, Wash. He was a retired mortician who worked locally at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary and Chapel of the Angels Mortuary. He was a member of the Grass Valley Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed clock making and reading.

He is survived by his son, Darrell Galpin of Grass Valley; daughter, Carolyn Galpin Thompson of Chandler, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Carol Galpin of Grass Valley; son-in-law, Carl Thompson of Chandler, Ariz.; brother, Don Galpin of Centralia, Wash.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grass Valley Assembly of God Missions Program, 12582 Squirrel Creek Road, Grass Valley, 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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