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Michael Joseph Glaser

July 12, 1962 - March 29, 2021
BORN July 12, 1962 in Spalding Nebraska, to Andy and Charlotte Glaser. He died after a long battle with cancer on March 29, 2021.
He graduated from Spalding Public in 1980 and served in the Army Reserves from 1981 to 1987. Anyone who knew Michael knew he wanted to be a trucker and that is what he did for 30 years. He trucked through all 48 states several times over. It all started hauling tractors at 16 years old at Stromps Dump and Spalding Co-op Feed. In his early 20s he worked on the river boat Jennifer Ann on Missouri River for a summer. Worked as a bouncer and bodyguard at the Royal Grove in Lincoln Nebraska for a few years. He lived in Nebraska til 2000 when he moved to Oregon with his wife Debra and son Joshua. Of all 48 states that’s where he chose to live for 20 years. He also vacationed in Alaska and Hawaii to get to all 50 states. Always loved trucking. Michael had eight siblings William (Sally), Shirley, Debra (Melinda), Diane (Robert), David (Pamela), Mary, Jeffrey and Andrea (Randy). He has a stepdaughter Tammy (Jason) and four granddaughters Caitlin, Rhianna, Lexi and Ember in Oregon. Michael and Debra moved to Virginia Beach, VA in 2020 to be with their son, Joshua (April) and Mariah (his newest granddaughter).He very much loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Shirley and Mary, and his youngest brother, Jeffrey.
Family service planned for April 8th in Virginia and a Celebration of Life to be announced for Oregon and Nebraska.

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