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Robert Glasco Chariton

Published: Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 4:03 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 10:35 a.m. CDT

Robert Glasco, 74, of Chariton died Sept. 11, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. His cremains will be buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at a later date. Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to his family for a fitting tribute to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.

Robert Eugene Glasco, son of LaVon (Tannahill) and Eugene Glasco, was born March 26, 1939, in Wichita, Kan.

Robert graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1957 and then attended Grandview and Simpson colleges.

On June 5, 1960, Robert married Delaine Osborn in Osceola.

Robert was a mechanical engineer for Furnas Electric, supervising the engineering department.

He lived in various places in Iowa.

Robert was a member of Osceola United Methodist Church.

Robert is survived by his wife Delaine Glasco of Osceola; sister-in-law Delores (Walt) Sutton of Osceola; brother Gary (Andra) Glasco of Venus, Texas; sister Joyce Mortensen of Fargo, N.D.; brother-in-law Glen Gourly of Mumford, Ore.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; sister Connie Gourly; and brother-in-law Gerry Mortensen.

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