Obituary: Weitman, John Glen
WEITMAN, John Glen (Age 57) Of Oakesdale, WA passed away peacefully, surroun-ded by those he loved on August 19, 2014. John, known to many as Glen, was born on October 28, 1956 in Spokane, WA to John and Delores Mae (Smith) Weitman. In 1974, Glen graduated from Oakesdale High School in Oakesdale, WA. He spent most of his younger years as well as his adult years as a farmer in the Oakesdale community. For the last 16 years, Glen worked at the local Taco Time until his illness forced him to retire in 2013. In 1991, Glen married the love of his life, Linda K. (Stratton) Herman. He was a devoted family man and together they raised three sons and one daughter. In his spare time, Glen was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also truly enjoyed being a farmer. He and Linda were members of the Spokane First Methodist Church and the Community Presbyterian Church of Oakesdale. Glen had a true love for life and loved nothing more than being with his family and friends. He was a kind and gentle person who will be greatly missed by his family, friends and community. Glen is preceded in death by both his paternal and maternal grandparents and by his parents, John and Dolores Mae. Glen leaves behind his beloved wife of 23 years, Linda; his three sons, Stefan (Rona), Aaron (Christine) and Jim (Jess); his daughter, Amye (Pat); his brother, Leroy; plus many grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. A Funeral Service for Glen will be held at the Community Presbyterian Church, 404 Steptoe Ave. in Oakesdale on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, beginning at 4:00pm. Glen’s Committal Service will follow at the Thornton Cemetery, followed by potluck at the Oakesdale Fire Station. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Glen’s name to the Bank of Fairfield at 114 Steptoe Ave., Oakesdale, WA 99158 / (509) 285 - 6308. This fund is set up to help support Glen’s family in alleviating the expenses of Glen’s illness and treatment. Please visit www.evergreen-fh.com to leave your condolences in Glen’s online guestbook. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Funeral Home of Everett, WA and Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home of Spokane, WA.