Glen Ray Krout, age 93, of Crawfordsville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at his home in Crawfordsville. He was born in Alamo on June 20, 1928 to the late Virgil L. and Fairy A. (Dunkelbarger) Krout.
Glen graduated from Alamo High School in 1946. He began his career at RR Donnelley at the age of 17 before proudly serving his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He married Phyllis J Eggers on March 18, 1952. They lived in Texas until his discharge from the Army before moving back to Crawfordsville. He resumed working at Donnelley until his retirement in 1991. He faithfully served as a Deacon at the First Baptist Church when it was on Walnut Street. He did not send his family to church; he took them to church. In recent years he attended East Side Baptist Church.
After retirement Phyllis and Glen enjoyed living between Crawfordsville and Florida until her passing on October 29, 2010. He enjoyed watching and being entertained by animals. As a youth, he enjoyed taking a dog on hunting excursions. He also was an expert coin collector and attended Military Reunions. He attended a reunion in Hawaii and participated in the Honor Flight in 2013 with his daughter and his guardian.
Glen is survived by his two sons, Keith A. Krout of Crawfordsville and Kevin (Brenda) Krout of Albuquerque, NM; a daughter, Vicki (Darrell) Cope of Ladoga; two grandsons, Clint (Cassie Bixler) Jackson of New Ross and Casey (Jamie) Jackson of Waynetown; step grand-daughters, Joanna LeJeune of Crawfordsville and Amy (Mike) Smith of Brownsburg; a sister, Margaret "Moyne" Redmon Caldwell of Crawfordsville; twelve great-grandchildren; five great-great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Phyllis; brother, Lawrence (Maxine) Krout; sister Elsie (Leighton) Poole; brother-in law and sister-in-law, John and Betty Hester; niece, Glenda Poole Dickerson, who was named after Glen; and great-granddaughter, Josie Cranfill.
There will be a visitation at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street, in Crawfordsville, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home on May 11, 2022 at 11:00 am with Pastor Steve Whicker officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Cemetery South where Military Honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Post 72 Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be given to East Side Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, the Montgomery County Animal Welfare League or the Home for Friendless Animals. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with Care. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com
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