Glenn M. Bakle
PAULDING - Glenn M. Bakle, 62, of Paulding, ran to meet Jesus on the streets of gold at 11:14 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft Wayne, IN. He was born May 31, 1959 in Defiance to the late Vaughn and Ottillia (Johanns) Bakle. On June 21, 1980 he married Veronica "Roni" Schlegel and she survives in Paulding.
He is also survived by two children: Traci (Josh) Koenig and Ryan Bakle both of Paulding; two grandchildren, Jeremiah and Isaiah Koenig; a granddog Chester; ten siblings: Vincent (Nori) Bakle, John (Sandy) Bakle, Walter (Deb) Bakle, Catherine (Calvin) Frank, Rita (Tom) Diaz, Margaret Romoser, Larry (Joyce) Bakle, Gerry (Jean) Bakle, Lee (Karen) Bakle and Julia (Jan) Shock; a mother-in-law, Evelyn Schlegel; a brother-in-law, Vestel "Cork" (Deb) Schlegel; three sisters-in-law: Vera Schlegel, Vicki (Brian) Maynard and Janis Bakle.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers: Daniel Bakle, Carl Bakle and David Bakle; father-in-law, Vestel "Skip" Schlegel; a sister-in-law, Doris Bakle and a brother-in-law, John Romoser.
Glenn was an over the road truck driver for over 40 years and was a former Teamster member. He was a proud supporter of his children and lead instigator of trouble for his grandchildren.
Funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 29, 2021 at Free Christian Church of God, Continental with Pastor Jimmy Fry officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday as well as one hour prior to the service Friday at Free Christian Church, Continental.
Memorial donations are suggested to LifeWise Paulding Exempted. (Payable to – LifeWise Academy PO Box 226 Paulding, OH 45879 or www.lifewiseacademy.org/pauldingoh)
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