Glenn Stephen, 86, of Vero Beach, passed away with family by his side at the VNA Hospice House of Vero Beach on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born January 22, 1931 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to the late Clyde and Mildred Stephan.
After serving 4 years in the U.S. Navy and graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, he enjoyed a successful 15 year career with Piper Aircraft Corporation where he started as a Design Engineer and worked his way up to Chief Project Engineer. While working a decade as a lead investigator of aircraft accidents for USAIG, he launched and maintained a successful auto repair and body shop business, until his retirement in 2000.
He was a faithful and active member of First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach and the Elk’s Lodge #1774. A devoted father and husband, he was known for his sense of humor and his passion for boating, fishing, and model trains.
He is survived by his wife, Mavis Stephen; daughter, Patti Yount and son-in-law, Matthew Yount, all of Vero Beach; his son David Stephen, from New York City, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Clyde Stephan and his mother Mildred Huenink Stephan, both of Sheboygan, WI; his sister Sandra Ferlenda of Syracuse, NY; and his brother Raymond Stephan of Sheboygan, WI.
A Gathering of Remembrance will be held at Strunk Funeral Home on Friday, October 13 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Funeral Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to VNA Hospice House at: http://www.vnatc.com/foundation/waystodonate/.