Bernard W. Glynn, 93, of Geneseo, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Hammond-Henry Hospital long-term care unit, Geneseo.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Geneseo with Father Michael Pakula officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Don Cherry V.F.W. Post following the mass.

Bernard W. Glynn, 93, of Geneseo, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Hammond-Henry Hospital long-term care unit, Geneseo.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Geneseo with Father Michael Pakula officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Don Cherry V.F.W. Post following the mass.

Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Vandemore Funeral Home and Crematory, Geneseo chapel, with a scripture service beginning at 7 p.m. led by Deacon Larry Honzel.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Malachy Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.

Bernard was born September 23, 1925, son of Bernard W. Glynn Sr. and Cora I. (Graves) Glynn in Duluth, MN. He is a graduate of Morgan Park High School and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1949.

Bernard married Margaret J. Olson June 19, 1948, in Duluth. She preceded him in death in 2000. He was then united in marriage to Charlene K. Munson February 14, 2002, in Geneseo.

Bernard worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Company for 34 years as an engineer, retiring in 1985. Bernard is a proud veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II as a radio technician. He was a member of St. Malachy and a former member of Lombard Holy Trinity Lutheran Church where he served on the church council. Bernard enjoyed traveling and camping. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Charlene; daughters, Pamela Jordan of Austin, Texas, Diana Engstrom of Austin, Texas, Patricia (Joe) Bond of Phoenix, Ariz., Joan (Don) DeAvilla of Cary and Paula (David) Yost of Osage Beach, Mo.; step-children, Lori (Richard) Erickson of Geneseo, Teri (Mike) Long of Bettendorf, Iowa, Carol (Eric) Gustafson of Geneseo and Marty (Krista) Munson of Geneseo; 11 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 16 step-great-grandchildren.

Bernard was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Sr. and Cora; his first wife, Margaret; one step-son, Kevin Munson; and one sister.