John ”Hans” Glueck, age 82, of Breese, passed away Sunday, April 12 at Terrace on the Park Nursing Home in Mascoutah. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 82 year old John “Hans” Glueck will be Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again Wednesday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to the Breese Lions Club or a charity of the donor’s choice. The Breese Knights of Columbus will hold services Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and the Lions will have services at 7:15, both at the funeral home.
John “Hans” Glueck, age 82 of Breese, IL, born September 23, 1932 in Grosswallstadt, Germany to the late Alois and Margarethe, nee Hess, Glück, died peacefully with his children by his side on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Terrace on the Park Nursing Home in Mascoutah, IL.
He married Anne Voelker on May 10, 1958 in West Orange, NJ and she preceded him in death on November 28, 2004.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by brothers, Walter and Arthur Glück; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Josef and Eva, nee Wuest, Voelker.
Surviving are his children, John Glueck and wife Mary of Oro Valley, AZ and Heidi Haar and husband Curt of Breese, IL; 4 grandchildren, Daniel Glueck, Amanda, Brianna, and Chandler Haar; brothers, Karl Glück and wife Erika of Gansevoort, NY and Josef (Gisela) Glück of Germany; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rita Appel and husband Siegfried and Lydia Hessler and husband Bruno, all of Germany.
John formerly co-owned and operated Knotty Pine Inn and Motel in Breese, IL from 1969 to 1990. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and their many activities. Hans was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending time on the links with his many friends.
He was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese, IL, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, Breese Lions Clubs where he served as past president, founding member of the Bent Oak Golf Course in Breese, IL, and member of the Clinton County Tavern Owners Association.
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