Glenna Mae Sullivan, the daughter of Marion and Grace (Leighton) West was born November 26, 1926 in Taylor County. Glenna entered eternal rest on November 13, 2015, at the age of eighty-eight years, eleven months and eighteen days.
Glenna attended Adams County rural schools and graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1945. She attended A.I.B. before accepting a job with Swift Company in Creston. Glenna was united in marriage to Vincent C. Sullivan on August 4, 1947. The couple was blessed with three children: Joseph, Ann, and Georgia. After the children were in school Glenna attended SWCC and later was a receptionist at Rosary Hospital. Glenna and Vincent enjoyed traveling, camping, and being involved with their grandchildren’s activities. They lived on the family farm southeast of Corning until failing health required them to relocate to Vintage Park in Lenox, Iowa in 2010.
Glenna’s passion was china painting and she traveled to many near-by towns to enjoy her hobby. She also enjoyed many crafts and spending time caring for her vegetable and flower gardens. She found great pleasure in sewing, especially for her granddaughters. She was a member of the Icarian Tri County China Painters; St. Patrick Catholic Church in Corning; Catholic Daughters of America; Rose Ann Auxiliary and Corning Cozy Campers. She enjoyed volunteering with the Scouts, 4-H, and Little League Baseball when the children were young.
Left to cherish Glenna’s memory is her son: Joseph (Jeannie) Sullivan of Cumming, Iowa and her daughter Ann (John) Coulter of Creston, Iowa; Grandchildren: Sarah (Charles) Davis, Nicole Sullivan, Karla (Ken) Shaw and Josh Coulter; Eleven great grandchildren; Sister-In-Law: Madeline West of Tombaugh, Texas ; Brother-In-Law: Tom (Jane) Sullivan of Houston, Texas; Sister-In-Law: Kathryn Loidolt of Indianapolis, Indiana, and also many nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding Glenna in death were her parents; her husband Vincent in 2014; her daughter Georgia
in 2000 and her brother Jerry