George James Glaccum

George James Glaccum, age 55 of Jordan, MN passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018.  A funeral service will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:30PM with a visitation one-hour prior, at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park, Shelter #5, 6900 Hazeltine Blvd, Chanhassen. Grill out following, dress casual!

On September 21, 1962, George was born to parents, Joe and Betsy (Bennett) Glaccum in Oceanside, New York. He was the middle of three boys to be raised in Excelsior, MN. From a young age, George had an analytic mind; he loved to tinker on dirt bikes, go-carts, or anything with a motor. His talent as a mechanic came naturally.

Following his education at Minnetonka High School, George began working as a mechanic at several venues and ending up as the owner of Towns Edge Fleet Services. Outside of work, George could be found fixing things for his family or friends. While George believed strongly in getting a job done, he often had his own way of doing it.

George’s life was truly blessed by his sons, Cory and Garrett. They shared many interests from boating, fishing, riding dirt bikes, and generally just being outdoors. The family spent countless hours together at various local parks and lakes.

As a man of faith, George viewed life’s tougher situations as an opportunity rather than a problem.

After experiencing a heart attack resulting from other health issues, George passed away, yet his tenacity, fierce independence, and perseverance will always be remembered by his sons, Cory Glaccum and Garrett Glaccum; father, Joe Glaccum; mother, Betsy Glaccum; brothers, Joe (Peggy) Glaccum and Mike (Leah) Glaccum; countless relatives and devoted friends.

George is greeted in Heaven by his loving Grandparents Oma, Gertrude Glaccum; Pa, George Bennett; Ma, Elizabeth Bennett.

Arrangements with Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home & Cremation.

 

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  1. So sorry to hear of George’s passing.

  2. Dear Glaccum Family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
    -Mark Corpron

  3. My sincerest sympathies for the death of George at such a young age. May you George and Joe and the family have God’s comfort and peace.

  4. Sorry to hear the loss. My thoughts and prayers to the family. Arlene (Granny) Arvola

  5. Cheryl Arent-Vargo :

    I am so very sorry for your loss..
    My heart, thoughts and prayers go out to you..
    Cheryl Arent-Vargo
    And the Arent Family

  6. This is very sad. Too young.
    I had a great story about george fixing my 1978 Chevrolet can while we were driving it down the road.RIP MY FRIEND.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  8. My sympathies for your loss Joe… I send my prayers out to you.

  9. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. I’m keeping you in my thoughts and prayers! – Martha Strohm

  10. I look forward to seeing you again, George. I’m extremely sympathetic toward your loved ones: that you have left your mortal body early. May the Lord help them all. Especially your sons.

  11. Joe (and brothers) Kruger :

    We will miss your sincerity, honesty and friendship, George. You have been a long time friend these many, many years. What amazing gifts …….and always with kindness. Always in
    motion to help. And your two awesome sons Cory and Garrett are your legacy for all to know, of all things beautiful that you have to keep sharing.

    My deepest felt sympathies to Gloccums all. You are all very good people.

  12. Betsy and family, My deepest sympathy and prayers are with all of you. Parents should never have to bury a child. Love and peace to you all.

  13. Joe and family, we are so very sorry for your loss.
    Love, hugs and prayers for you all.
    Paul and Elayn

  14. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all family and friends. May all families look forward to a time in the near future when death will be no more and all sickness will be done away with. Isaiah 25:8 and 33:24. Knowing that there is an opportunity to be reunited with loved ones.

  15. Joe, Peggy, and family, I am so very sorry to hear about your brother. It is very difficult to lose a sibling, I have lost both of mine. Hold on to the memories and cherish them forever in your hearts. I believe more now than ever that you need to live in the moment and live life to its fullest. You will all be in my thoughts as you celebrate George’s life. Take care.

  16. I am so sorry for your loss of George. I have not seen him in many years, but he always held a special place in my heart. He was very kind to me and I will always remember him with a smile on his face.
    I am thankful you have the assurance that you will see him again in Heaven. My sincere sympathies to your entire family.
    Heather (Gorecki) Corry

  17. Mike and family, the Coplon family send their love and prayers.

  18. Robert W Sweeney :

    Betsy and Joe, sorry for your loss. May Gods grace be with you and your family.

    Bob

  19. Cory and Garrett, your dad was blessed to have the two of you!! May the good memories of your time with him help you through these difficult days. So sorry for your loss. Love, aunt Lauri

  20. Sorry for the loss. George and I worked together and we taught eachother so many things. I will never for get what he taught me. I wish I had the chance to work more with George was one of the best guys I have known. God bless and rest in peace.

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