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Glenn A. Barriball

November 5, 1937 — June 5, 2022

Glenn A. Barriball, 84, of Clifton passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born on November 5, 1937 in Watseka, the son of Howard and Lola (Benscoter) Barriball. He married Carolyn J. Dykstra at Wichert Reformed Church on December 19, 1959.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Barriball of Clifton; two daughters, Lana (Thomas) Frake of Peoria and Diana (Scott) Boelte of Rockton, IL; six grandchildren, Ashley (Jonathan) Garst, Brittany (Ryan) Miller, Nathan (Whitney) Frake, Michael Frake, Nicholas Boelte, and Taylor Boelte; and two great grandchildren, Brooks and Blake Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Richard Barriball; and one sister, Phyllis Hoekstra.

Glenn was a member and elder of Martinton Church of Christ where he was instrumental in the development of the church activity center. Glenn served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He owned the John Deere Store from 1972-2005 and was still involved in the business with the new owners. Glenn enjoyed golfing, fireworks, Christmas lights, and watching westerns. He was a lifelong, avid Cubs fan and enjoyed music, especially classic country.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Martinton Church of Christ. Rev. Chuck Alt will officiate. Burial will follow at Clifton Cemetery in Clifton. Graveside military rites will be by Central VFW Post #2131.

Memorials may be made to Martinton Church of Christ or Prairieview Lutheran Home.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp Funeral Home - Clifton

103 South St, Martinton, IL 60951

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