News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 11, 2012

Glenn Norman Felling


TERRE HAUTE — Glenn Norman Felling, 91, of Terre Haute, died Monday, October 8, 2012. He was born in Seelyville, Ind., on Sept. 18, 1921. He was the son of William Felling and Nora Steadman Felling.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Dardeen Felling and his two daughters, Glenna Felling Rogers of Johns Creek, Ga.,   and Cindy Dardeen of Terre Haute. He is also survived by his son-in-law, George Rogers, of Johns Creek, Ga. and Robert Goodman of Terre Haute.

Glenn was a World War II veteran and was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in battle in Germany. On March 12, 2004, almost 60 years after serving in combat, Glenn received the Bronze Star, a medal awarded to American soldiers who earned the combat infantryman’s badge. He also received a second Purple Heart at that time from Rep. John Hostettler. After returning from World War II, he began what would be a 40-year career with The Pennsylvania Railroad (later Conrail) based in Terre Haute. Glenn loved a good game of golf with his dear friends and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Zorah Shrine Temple and The Jesters.

Visitation will be at Roselawn Funeral Home, 7500 N. Clinton St., on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m., with services on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.