Glenn W. Whitten, Sr.

Tawas City, Michigan
October 27, 1948 - September 4, 2020


Private Services

Obituary Notice

Glenn W. Whitten, Sr.

Age 71, a lifelong resident of Tawas City, MI passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. He was born in Monroe, MI on October 27, 1948 to the late Griffis and Hulda Marie Whitten (nee Schertzer). Glenn served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged after three years. He later continued his education in the dental industry. Glenn was a longtime dental lab technician in the area. He provided dentures, retainers, bridges, crowns and other dental needs for several area dentists. Glenn enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting, gun collecting and spending time outdoors. He especially loved being a father and spending time with his family. Glenn was an animal lover and he currently had five dogs. He is survived by his wife Ava “Billie” Whitten (nee Buchanan), whom he married on December 22, 1971 in Tawas City, MI; 3 children, daughter Patricia (Chris Clingan) Whitten of Oscoda, MI, son Joe (Kimberly) Whitten of Tawas City, MI, son Glenn (Ashley Roney) Whitten, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant, MI; 2 grandchildren, Glenn Roney-Whitten, III, Alexander Michah Roney-Whitten; sister Carol Whitten of East Tawas, MI; 2 nephews, Jeffrey and Jason Buckler and 3 nieces, Tammy Kirby, Shannon Potts and Ashley Saunders. Private services will be held. You may offer condolences at


To the family


Whiten family we are so sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. May your hearts be comforted knowing he is in the arms of our Lord & Savior.
— Dennis & Cheryl Frank
So sorry to hear about Glen, prayers for your family
— Denise D Smirh
Prayers coming for the family. Joe sorry to hear of your dads passing. God bring comfort an strength in the days an weeks to follow.
My heart goes out to you all.
— Eileen M Castonguay-Kindell
So Sorry to hear about Glenn. Prayers for the family. RIP
— Diane Brewer
Billie, we are so sorry to hear of Glenn's passing. We are not home right now. We will see you when we get home.
— Charles & Yasuko Scherfner
Billie, Both Cheryl and I, were so sorry to hear of Glenn's passing. We always considered you Two as friends; and the sudden news of his death. Has filled us Both with sadness. Our deepest sympathy and condolences.
— Gregory and Cheryl Hausler
What s shock to hear the news! Cindy and I are very sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed the banter with Glenn. He was a good guy. Condolences to you and the family.
— Scott & Cindy
Billie so sorry to here of Glen's passing. If there is anything you need will be glad to help.
— Vera Bergstrom
To Glenn Jr. and Billie, I am so sorry to see your Dad/husband in the paper. Your Dad was just a great guy. I see there are 2 grandsons that I bet he was proud of! You all have my deepest sympathy and prayers. Would love to see you again some day.
— Julie Doherty

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