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Walter Glon Jr.


November 30, 2017

Walter Stanley Glon Jr, 70, of Thermopolis, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017.

Born March 11, 1947, and raised in Mishawak, Ind., he was one of two children of Walter and Sophie (Gaddey) Glon. In 1967 Walt married Susan Cruz and the couple raised four daughters. They were married for 32 years. He then married Roxie Glon and continued to live in Green River, Wyo., for several years until Roxie passed away in 2007. On November 18, 2008, Walt married Deanna "Dee" Goodman and lived in Thermopolis until his death.

Walt served our country four years while in the Air Force and was in the Vietnam War. For 39 years he was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad in Green River, Wyo., until retirement.

He was a member of the Catholic faith, VFW and Eagles Club. An avid Denver Bronco fan, he enjoyed woodworking, war movies, country life with farm animals and was a history buff.

Walt is survived by his wife, Dee; daughters, Jackie Woodward, Melissa Mascarenas, Terri Salcedo and Kasey Enzminger; sister, Lorraine Giltner; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three stepsons, Weston, Tyrel and Clayton.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Susan Glon and Roxie Glon; and his father, Walter, Sr.

A Celebration of Walt's life will be held Sunday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Thermopolis VFW. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Walt's memory at the Bank of Thermopolis, P.O. Box 831, Thermopolis, 82443.

Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online messages may be offered at


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