Glenn Eldon Brooks

Born: Sat., Jun. 27, 1931
Died: Mon., Jul. 31, 2017


10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 03, 2017
Location: Lockenour-Jones Mortuary

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Fri., Aug. 04, 2017
Location: Lockenour-Jones Mortuary

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Glenn Eldon Brooks, age 86, of Cambridge passed away at the Christian Homes in Holdrege on July 31, 2017. Glenn was born near Cambridge on June 27, 1931 to Dale and Bernice (Smith) Brooks.  Glenn graduated from Cambridge High School in May of 1950.


Glenn was united in marriage to Darlene Max on August 3, 1950. She preceded him in death on April 30, 2010.    The couple farmed both North and South of Cambridge.  Glenn worked for awhile for Keaton Electric and Twin Valley REA.  Prior to his retirement, Glenn worked 20 years for the Cambridge Public Schools as a custodian.  Glenn enjoyed watching his grandchildren's school activities and sporting events. The past several years he enjoyed having coffee in the afternoon with friends at the local Casey's in Cambridge.  When Glenn's health failed and he could no longer live at home, he moved to Christian Homes in Holdrege in August of last year.


Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Darlene; and a great-granddaughter, Hope Dawn Martin.


Glenn is survived by his daughter, Glenda and husband, Dennis Mues; son, Doug and wife, Barb Brooks, all of Cambridge; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge on Friday, August 4, 2017  at 10:30 AM with Bill Weaver officiating.  Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery of Cambridge.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 AM till 7:00 PM.  Memorials can be left in Glenn's name at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary.  Friends may leave on-line condolences at

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Marlin & Letha Perks
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Our sympathy to Glenn's family. He and Darlene were such special friends.
from Stockville
Letha & Marlin Perks

Pat Howell
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017
Glenda, Doug and families, my prayers go out to you all with your dads passing. I hadn't seen him at Casey's for awhile and was unaware of his move to Holdrege. No doubt he's celebrating with your mom now. May God wrap his arms around you all in your time of need.

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