Gerald ‘Jerry’ Glaser, of Cassopolis

Published 8:58 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Feb. 7, 1942 — Jan. 5, 2019

Gerald “Jerry” Glaser, 76, of Cassopolis, died peacefully early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2019, in his residence.

He was born Feb. 7, 1942, the middle of three children of Walter and Doris Glaser. He married Marion Ibbotson Feb. 5, 1966, in Niles. She survives.

Gerald “Jerry” Glaser

Gerald will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marion Glaser, of Dowagiac; one daughter, Tracy Glaser, of West Virginia; three sons, Jeff (Shawna Karnes) Glaser, of Cassopolis, Gerold Glaser, of Mishawaka, Indiana, William (Tracy) Glaser, of Buchanan; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; chosen daughter, Debbie (Harrison) Banister, of Rensselaer, Indiana; two sisters, Barb Peel, Vickie Stulpin-Borsodi Russell; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, William Glaser.

Family and friends will gather from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, for a time of sharing memories and telling stories in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis. Mr. Glaser will be accorded full Military Honors at 4 p.m.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online: