Glen A. Vlies

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Vlies, Glen A. 66 years old, of Antioch, IL, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 22, 2013, at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL. He was born February 4, 1947 in Green Bay, WI, the son of the late Earl Vlies and Louise (Bickel) Crossman, living in the Chicago area and Round Lake Heights, before settling in Antioch in 1989. Glen proudly served in the US Marine Corps during Vietnam. Before his retirement in 2011, Glen had worked for many years as a Data-Com Tech for St. Therese Medical Center, Zenith, Grainger, and Cardinal Health. He enjoyed: gardening, fishing, bird watching, treating everyone he met as family, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, and especially being with his grandchildren. On June 6, 1987 he married Pamela Day in Waukegan, IL. Survivors include his wife, Pam; six children, Matt Vlies of Zion, IL, Kevin (Michelle) Vlies of Green Bay, WI, Chris Minor of Antioch, IL, Nick Vlies of Zion, IL, Jen (Steve) Newton of Antioch, IL, and Michael Minor of Chicago; six grandchildren, Emma Leigh, Briana, Colin, Hannah, Joshua, and Charlotte; six siblings, Bob (Arlene) Vlies of Pelican Lake, WI, Michael Vlies of Texas, Eugene (Pito) Vlies of Milwaukee, WI, George Crossman, Mary (Roger) Tank, and Thomas (Amy) Crossman all of Green Bay, WI; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Funeral Services will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL 60002 with visitation beginning at 12:00 Noon. In lieu of flowers, donations to a family memorial for supporting military families are appreciated in Glen's memory. Please sign the online guest book for Glen at
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Strang Funeral Home of Antioch - Antioch
1055 Main St.  Antioch, IL 60002
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Published in News Sun from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, 2013
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