Constance “Connie” Glock

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:13 pm

Constance “Connie” Glock, 91, of Calmar, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco. Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, at Calmar Lutheran Church, 200 East Street, Calmar, with Rev. Jesse DeDeyne from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Calmar presiding. Burial is at the Calmar City Cemetery, Calmar. Friends called from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Schluter – Balik Funeral Home, French Chapel, 202 South Washington Street, Calmar, and also after 10 a.m., at the church Thursday morning. Casket bearers are Kim Glock, Chris Glock, Kerry Glock, Jan Glock, Tom Kessler and Russ Engelbart. Arrangements by Schluter – Balik Funeral Home, Calmar.

Constance Arlene McLane Glock was born June 29, 1924, the daughter of Earl Philip and Laura Josephine (Foss) McLane in Calmar. She was baptized and confirmed at the Calmar Lutheran Church. Connie attended and graduated from Calmar High School. She worked for 13 years at the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Calmar. Connie was united in marriage to Erwin Glock Sept. 3, 1950, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Calmar. They were the parents of Dana, Kim, Jan, Kerry and Chris. After Erv opened his plumbing shop, Connie helped with the bookwork, from 1955 to 2007. Connie enjoyed going to the River, camping and going to garage sales. Connie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Calmar.

Connie is survived by her husband, Erwin Glock, Calmar;  five children: Dana Glock, South Mills, N.C.; Kim (Mary) Glock, Decorah; Jan (Helen) Glock, Fayetteville, N.C.; Kerry (Shelly) Glock, Calmar; and Chris (Cindy) Glock, Fountain, Colo.; nine grandchildren: Ryan Emlund, Jessica (Aaron) Berger, Jan “Shawn” (Nicole) Glock, Kandace (Lane Breitsprecher) Glock, Duncan Glock, Sean Glock, Seth Steinlage, Erick Steinlage and Ethan Glock; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt Berger and Adryanna “Addy” Breitsprecher; one sister-in-law, Rosalie (Herman) Rast, Sumner; along with several nieces and nephews.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Philip and Laura Josephine (Foss) McLane; her granddaughter, Jennifer Glock; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Lena (Balbach) Glock; brother-in-law, Harold Glock; sister-in-law, Pauline (Harry) Harris.

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