Glen A. Stephen, 93
Feb. 8, 1921 -- Nov. 17, 2014
Glen A. Stephen passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Lawliss Hospice Center, Mequon. Born to William and Martha (Klose) Stephen on Feb. 8, 1921, he married Anne Marie Eichinger (Honey Girl) on July 8, 1943, in Milwaukee.
Glen was a loving, smart, gentle and patient father. He skipped two grades and graduated third in his class at North Division High School at age 17.
He enlisted in the Merchant Marines as a radio operator during World War II.
He owned and operated Glenís 5 Chair Barber Shop on Fond du Lac Avenue for over 30 years.
Glen had many interests, including a love of filming (Bell & Howell) the family spanning 60 years. In addition to raising pigeons during his youth, he relished, hunting, fishing, working on cars, beekeeping, grafting fruit and nut trees, tending to his apple orchard and even finding time to work at the Cedarburg DMV Test Station for a while. He was president and charter member of the DIY club Ė he could fix anything.
He enjoyed tracing his Scottish roots, resulting in a trip to his family birthplace, Insch, Scotland, followed up with a 10-day all-family excursion to climb Mt. Stephen, Field, British Columbia, Canada. He is survived by his five children: Christine (Richard) McCarthy of Edgewood, Kentucky; Cindy Harris of Port Washington; Scott (Dawn) of Saukville, Craig of Glendale and William (Mimi) of Mequon; grandchildren, Dennis Wenger (Vicki) of Eau Claire, Brian Harris of Port Washington, Joshua Stephen of Saukville, Benjamin, Sophie and Samuel Stephen of Mequon and great grandchildren, Nicholas, Zoe and Allie Wenger of Eau Claire. Further survived by sister, Patricia Sellers and brother, Clyde Stephen and many nieces and nephews.
Glen was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Stephen; sister, Connie Kloster and former son-inlaw, Spencer Harris.
Glen lived a good life and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Service to be held at a later date.