4/15/2021 5:18:00 PM Memorial service for Glennie Light and daughter Patricia May 22 at United Methodist at 3 p.m.
Glennie E. Light, 99, a longtime Stewartville resident, died on Thursday, April 8, 2021 of natural causes at Mayo Clinic Rochester- St. Marys Campus. Glennie Esther Marie Marshall was born on Feb. 27, 1922 in Mower County, Minnesota to Raymond and Clara (Wyatt) Marshall. She grew up on the family farm and attended country school. She was married on Aug. 16, 1941 in Stewartville to Hayden R. Light. The couple lived in Stewartville where they raised their children. Glennie was a homemaker and was employed at Erdman Grocery store in Stewartville and as a cook with the Stewartville School District for a number of years until her retirement. Hayden was a self-employed mechanic and was employed as a custodian with the Stewartville School District until his retirement. Mr. Light died on Aug. 14, 1995 and Glennie has continued to live in her own home. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Stewartville. Glennie enjoyed playing cards, knitting and time spent with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Dennis Light (Lynn White) of Plainview; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Light, Josh Light, Matt Kernler, Brianna Kerns, Erik Horsman, Erin Warbois and Hayden Horsman; six great- grandchildren, Kaitlyn Horsman, Peighton Warbois, Dane Warbois, Clara Warbois, Nolan Light and Sophia Light. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hayden and daughter, Patricia on Dec. 13, 2020, her parents, seven brothers, Homer, Marion, Farlow, Harry "Kenny," Charles, Keith and Roy Marshall and infant sister, Vera. The memorial service for Glennie and her daughter, Patricia will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 Stewartville United Methodist Church with Rev. Laura Nordstrom officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Stewartville. A time of visitation for family and friends will take place one hou prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Glennie are welcome at www.griffin-gray.com