In Memory of

Michael Glouser

December 15, 1948 - June 9, 2014
Michael Glouser, the son of James C. Sr. and Mildred Zelda (Buddin) Glouser was born December 15, 1948, in Carroll, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, IA, where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1968. Michael then attended Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, IA where he earned a certificate in welding. On April 11, 1977, Michael was united in marriage to Kathy Buss at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. They were blessed with two children, Jeremy and Billy. Michael had worked for Lundell Manufacturing, Sleezer Roofing, and Obeco. Michael was an outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting. His passion was fishing, especially his trips to Devil's Lake with his son Jeremy. He also enjoyed western and war movies, and working on cars and trucks with his son Billy. Most of all, Michael enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. On June 9, 2014, Michael passed away unexpectedly at his home at the age of 65. He was preceded in death by his parents James Sr. and Mildred Glouser; one brother, James Glouser, Jr.; one sister, Susan B. Glouser; and father-in-law, Lloyd Buss. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Kathy Glouser of Cherokee, IA; two sons; Jeremy Glouser of Cherokee, IA and special friend, Nikki Nissen of Lincoln, NE, and Billy Glouser of Cherokee, IA; his siblings, Linda (Leo) Joy of Hollywood, CA, Kathy (David) Domsch of Cherokee, IA, Jill Batz of Virginia, Jeff Glouser of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Eric (Beverly) Glouser of Boise, Idaho; mother-in-law, Georgine Buss of Paullina, IA; brother-in-law, Bill Buss of Paullina, IA and special friend Deb Jorgensen of Cherokee, IA; sister-in-law, Denise (Tom) Coombs of Linn Creek, MO, and Susan K. Glouser of Cherokee; he is also survived by many nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Pastor Magrey deVega
Travis Dailey Jeremy Glouser Dustin Domsch Wayne Nafe K.C. Sund Jeff Thomas HONORARY Jim Draper Robert Nordman Fred Frangenbert
Visitation will begin at 2 P.M. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 P.M. Wednesday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Oak Hill Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa


Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Kathy i'm so sorry for your families loss....I know you will miss him are all in prayers....God Bless you sweet lady”
- Betty J. Price
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Kathy I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
- Bev Stines
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“To the Glouser Family; Sorry to hear of your loss, I worked with Michael at Sleezer Roofing in the 1970s and have many fond memories working with Michael, again sorry to hear of his passing.”
- Gary Templeman
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“May Mike rest in peace and may fond memories carry you thru this time of sadness.
- Ron and Jan Witcombe
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Kathy: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
- 4-Annette (Mitchell)
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Kathy,Jeremy,Billy and family....You are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. I will always remember how kind he was to my family when you managed the apartments and what a great friend he was. He was a man of intimidating size but a huge marshmallow on the inside. May God comfort you and you find peace in knowing that he will live on forever in your hearts and memories that you created over the years.”
- Danae Lynne (Weier) Thoene
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Your family has our prayers and deep regrets for your loss.”
- Dennis & Judy Kennebeck
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“so sorry about your lost he wil be missed by many ”
- julie
Monday, June 9, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My thoughts and prayers with you all . Mike sure will be missed dearly . God Bless”
- Amy Strahmann
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