Vincent P. Glaser
September 5, 1935 ~ October 26, 2019
Vincent “Vinny” P. Glaser, age 84, of Alta Vista, Iowa passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Colonial Manor in Elma. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Alta Vista with Father Jerry Kopacek celebrating the mass. Burial will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Alta Vista. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in Elma. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Thursday. Online condolences may be left at www.conway-markhamfh.com. Memorials may be directed to the family. Vincent “Vinny” Peter Glaser was born September 5, 1935 to John and Claire (Dockendorf) Glaser on the family farm in North Washington. After completing his education, Vinny began his lifelong farming career. He was united in marriage to Lois Zeien on February 1, 1956 at St. Bernards Catholic Church in Alta Vista. The couple farmed near Ionia, Iowa and later moved to the Chickasaw County Home where Vinny farmed and Lois cooked for four years. They moved to their present farm near Alta Vista in 1966. Vinny was a Nature’s Fertilizer and Epley’s Seed Company. Vinny and Lois were united as one for 54 years. Vinny enjoyed farming, his cattle and his cat, “Dipstick.” He was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and the Catholic Order of Foresters. Vinny is survived by his son, Keith “Hammer” (Suezen) Glaser, of Alta Vista; one granddaughter, Bethany Glaser, of Alta Vista; siblings, Barney Glaser of San Fransisco, CA, Joe Glaser of New Hampton, Frank Glaser of Evansdale, IA, MaryAnn Valley of Oakland Park, IL, Luella Jorngensen of Cedar Falls, IA and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois in 2010; son, Dean Glaser; one grandson, Michael Glaser; siblings, Margaret Zubrod, Elizabeth Huber, Harold Glaser, John Glaser, Paul “Bobby” Glaser, and Donald Glaser.