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Glen G Fleury 

September 5, 2011 by

Glen G Fleury, 80, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 in Vancouver, Wash.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1930 in Glidden, Wisc. to Rose and Eugene Fleury.
He moved to Seneca in 1949 and worked at Edward Hines Lumber Company as a logger. Glen went to Glidden on vacation during spring layoff in 1951 and was drafted into the US Army while visiting parents. He served two years active duty. Glen transferred to the Army Reserve September of 1953. In October of 1959 CPL Glen Fleury IFN-USAR was honorably discharged from the US Army. He returned to Seneca to work for Edward Hines Lumber Company.
He married and started a family of six children. Glen later divorced. After retiring from Edward Hines be became a bartender at the Seneca Tavern. Glen remarried and moved to Rawlings, Wyo. where he worked as a janitor at MCGriffs Truck Stop. His wife passed away in February of 1999. After a short while Glen then moved to live with his daughter in Pendleton. In 2002 they moved to Vancouver.
Glen loved the small Seneca community and held many fond memories of his logging buddies and many friends. Early in his logging days he was nick named “Grouch” due to him being a logging crew foreman. Once he had grandchildren and great-grandchildren he became “Grandpa Grouch”. The biggest pleasure in his life was his children, Glen was very proud of all his children. One of Glen’s last statements before he passed was‚ “it is an accomplishment when you live long enough to see all your children grow up and turn 50 years old.”
Glen was preceded in death by his wife Joan Fleury; parents; daughter Cathy Ebard; brother Marvin Fleury; grandson Glen Long.
Glen is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Danny and Jeanie Fleury; son Dean Fleury; daughters and sons-in-law Rose and Chris Delap, Carrie and Smokey Burgess and Glena and Doug Whiteaker; brothers Donald, Lyle, Roger and Tim Fleury; sisters Jackie Pabish and Diane Fleury;  grandchildren Sherry, Sabrina and Traci Emery, Tommy and Ashley Delap, Andrea Alvarado-Petron, Rachel Stone, Cristina Lovins, Tim Lovins, Chad Burgess, Shanon Whiteaker, Janda Grigby, Casey Fleury, Trisha and Stephen Fleury, Hailey Cross and Felisha Rubel; several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
At his request, he will be cremated. Military Honors Service will be held at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., in Portland on Friday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m.. After the Service Memorial a gathering will be held between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Phoenix Inn, 12712 SE 2nd Circle (off Mill Plain Blvd) in Vancouver, Wash.

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