Born September 20, 1937, in Quincy, Glenn was a son of Charles and Frieda Jurgens McGartland. He married Barbara Jane Calvo on June 11, 1961, in Mt. Sterling. She survives.
Mr. McGartland served his country in the U.S. Army spending 18 months of a two years enlistment in Germany. Upon return he went to work for Holzgrafe Construction Company in Quincy and then joined Moorman's Manufacturing Company until his retirement.
Glenn loved playing ball, playing with the Camp Point "Pointers" and continued to play at Bailey Park with local teams in the area. He was of the methodist faith, enjoyed coon hunting, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Barb are two daughters, Lori Bumgarner (Mike), Concord, and Lisa Banta, Camp Point; seven grandchildren, Karie Johnson (Justin), Jacksonville, IL., Kelly Bracco (Adam), Arenzville, IL., Alex Banta (Meghan Stapp), Quincy, Kirby Mixer, Chapin, IL., Sydney Banta, Quincy, Abbey Banta, Quincy, and Cooper Mixer, Concord; three great grandchildren, Maralea, Malin, and Malena; four sisters, Eileen Boden, Quincy, Carole Kuhn, Ursa, Marie Robinson, Riverton, and Donna Haschemeyer (Virgil) Camp Point; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Gerald, Don, Ray, Howard, and Bob McGartland; and a sister, Mary Ellen Martin.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 25 at the Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point by Rev. Sheri Renner. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Camp Point.
Visitation will be held Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund, Blessing Foundation for Hospice, or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.