Glen Pulis, age 97 of Edina, Missouri, died Monday, May 21, 2007 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri.
Glen was born December 14, 1909 the son of George Henry and Dora May (Kenoyer) Pulis.
He was united in marriage to Bessie Marie Kenoyer on September 16, 1935 in Edina, Missouri and she preceded him in death September 14, 1996.
Surviving are one son, Daniel Glen Pulis of Edina, Missouri and one daughter, Donna Faye Myers and husband Joseph of Knox City, Missouri; two grandchildren, Melodie Parrish of LaBelle, Missouri and Michael Myers and wife Christy of Brookfield, Missouri; seven great grandchildren, Curtis, Crystal, Cody, Skyi, and Zachary Myers of Brookfield, Missouri, Benjamin Sparks of Emden, Missouri, and Elizabeth Sparks of McCord AFB, Washington; one step great granddaughter, Rachael Parrish of Keokuk, Iowa and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Wesley and Claude Pulis; two sisters, Goldie L. Steele and Vera Mae Inskip.
He spent his entire life in Knox County with the exception of two years. Mr. Pulis was employed with Wells LaMont Glove Factory and was Edina Police Judge for a short time. He was self-employed as a plasterer, paperhanger, and painter. He was also a volunteer for the Knox County Food Pantry.
Glen always raised a huge garden but especially enjoyed his family and church. He was a lifetime member of the Edina Assembly of God Church. At one time, he and Marie were chosen as representatives from this area to go to Washington, D.C. and attend sessions concerning welfare and public assistance programs.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hudson Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. Reverend Michael Myers and Reverend Robert L. Stephens officiated. Burial was in the Linville Cemetery. Rosalyn Baker, Debbie Peters, Audrey Hamlin and LeaAnn Hamlin provided music. Casket bearers were Alvin Pulis, Guy Pulis, Charles J. Inskip, Charles Inskip, Jr., Dean Inskip, and Larry Inskip. Honorary bearers were Charley Hamlin, Delbert Hawkins, Davy Songer, Frank Hamlin, Kent Hagerla and Karen Stone.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Glen Pulis may be made to the Knox County Nutrition Site or the Donor’s Choice.