Glen Austin Trane, 89, died March 21, 2001, of natural causes related to age.
He was born June 16, 1911, to Andrew and Gladys South-wick Trane. He grew up and attended schools in Lehi, graduating from Lehi High School where he won many honors in athletics. He served with the Utah National Guard and helped build the Geneva Steel Plant during World War II.
He married Vera Anderson, Dec. 16, 1939. Marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on Feb. 18, 1948. In 1977-78 they served together in the Chicago, Illinois mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Upon returning they served as workers in the Provo Temple for ten years.
Glen worked shearing sheep with his father during the depression, then worked at the U.S. Mine in Lark, Utah. He later worked at Kennecott Copper and for the Union Pacific Railroad as a machinist. He finished his career with the Alpine School District where he retired in 1976 after 29 years.
He was a High Priest and served in many leadership callings in the church throughout his life, but he especially loved serving in the scouting organization. He was a master gardener and shared what he grew with everyone. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting trips with the family. He was a devoted husband and father and is now reunited with his wife, Vera, who passed away in 1992.
He is survived by sons, Kenneth (Keven) Trane, Taylorsville; Stephen (Lorraine) Trane, American Fork; Calvin (Jane) Trane, Lehi; and Blake (Barbara) Trane, Highland; 17 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Delores Sullivan, West Valley; brothers, Ralph Trane, Salt Lake City; and Keith Trane, Orem. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Don Trane and Morris Trane.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 26, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the Lehi Stake Center, 200 N. Center. Friends and family may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Wing Mortuary, 118 E. Main, Lehi, and Monday at the church one hour prior to services. Interment, Lehi City Cemetery.