UTICA — Douglas “Doug” W. Glasmeier, 76, of Utica, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Knox Community Hospital. He was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Newark, the son of Herman and Hazel (Frazier) Glasmeier. Doug served in the United State Air Force from 1959 to 1963. He retired in 1997 after 32 years of employment with Owens Corning in Newark.

Doug liked working on automobiles and was currently operating Glasmeier Repair shop. Doug fit the motto of “never met a stranger” and he especially enjoyed his gathering of friends at the Southside Diner in Mount Vernon. He will be missed and remembered by many.

He is survived by his son, Scott (Heather) Glasmeier of Howard; step-daughter, Dixie Geer of Utica; four grandchildren, James Armstrong, Lucas Armstrong, Julianna Glasmeier and Heather Geer; a brother, Jeff Glasmeier of Marysville; a sister, Teresa Stedham of Newark; and his canine companions Sammy, Maxie, Benji, Foxy, Penny and Maggie.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha (Kuhn) Glasmeier and a step-daughter, Donna Geer.

Friends may call Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The family will observe a private service.

Memorial contributions in Doug’s name may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Douglas “Doug” W. Glasmeier.

 

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