3/28/1926 — 7/3/2014
MAGGIE VALLEY — Glen M. Reetz, 88, passed away July 3, 2014, at his home in Maggie Valley with his loving wife of 44 years at his side.
Glen was a native of northwest Ohio and graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1944. He served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps, attended Ohio State University where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. At BGSU he was president of the Off-Campus Club and a member of the Psi Chi psychology honorary.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Melva Reetz.
He married Marilyn Stadler on July 11, 1970, and she survives him.
Glen was a self-employed general contractor and owner of Maumee Valley Builders, building several hundred homes and apartments in the greater Toledo area. He was a member of the Toledo Home Builders Association and the Toledo Board of Realtors. Glen enjoyed sports and was a member of the Toledo Ski Club board of directors for many years, serving twice as president. He also enjoyed softball, playing in the South Toledo Church League and in the East Toledo Old Timers League. He also coached the Georgetown Village Apartments women’s softball team which was prominent in Toledo for many years. During the early years of their marriage, Glen and Marilyn enjoyed some very special trips which included an Around the World Adventure in 1973, Egypt and an African Safari in 1977, the People’s Republic of China in 1981, and South America in 1986. After retirement in 1996, he and his wife and four-legged children moved to Maggie Valley where they joined the Maggie Valley Country Club. Glen enjoyed golfing and volunteering at the Maggie Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau for approximately 15 years, receiving numerous awards and recognition as the Outstanding Volunteer in 2007 and 2009. He was a regular attendee of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Clyde.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests your consideration of a donation to Haywood Spay/Neuter, PO Box 992, Waynesville NC 28786, or MedWest Haywood Hospice, 127 Sunset Ridge Road, Clyde NC 28721.
A celebration of Glen’s life will be held at a later date.
Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the family. Visit www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com.