A memorial service was held on Friday, November 24, 2017, at Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Langdon for Glenn Ewert, 68, of Langdon, who passed away Monday, November 20, 2017, at his home.
Glenn was born October 12, 1949, to Arthur and Dorothy (Klein) Ewert in Langdon. He grew up in the Alsen area and graduated from Alsen High School. He continued his education for one year at Winkler Bible Institute and then attended college in Wahpeton where he got a degree in diesel mechanics. He worked for International for a short time then worked for Langdon Implement in Langdon for 20 years. After his father died, he and his brother, Carmen, took over the family farm. His son, Jon, joined them about five years ago. He married Blanche Dietz on October 11, 1975 at Rosehill Mennonite Church. They made their home and raised their family in the Langdon and Alsen areas. He loved hunting and curling. He was a member of the Langdon and Alsen Curling Clubs. He was very involved in his churches, both Rosehill Mennonite Church, until its closing in 1992, and Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Langdon. He was a Sunday school teacher and also taught adult classes. He worked in Western Conference and was on many church boards, including pastor parish board. He also was involved in Men for Missions in Indiana.
Surviving Glenn are his wife, Blanche, of Langdon; children: Melissa (Matthew) Doucette of Maple Grove, Minn., Cheri (Joseph) Simon of Portland, Ore., and Jonathan (Nicole) Ewert of Langdon; grandchildren: Maddux Simon, Jenna and Gretchen Doucette; mother Dorothy Ewert of Langdon; brother Carmen (Margaret) Ewert of Langdon; sister LaRae Ewert of Fargo; uncle Clinton Klein; mother-in-law Violet Dietz; brother-in-law Bill Dahlin; in-laws: Dean (LaTanya) Dietz, Donna (James) Carrier, Herbie Dietz, Marlene (Kevin) Useldinger and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur; aunts and uncles: Helen (John) Benke, John (Hazel) Ewert, Dave (Harriet) Ewert, Abe (Bernice) Ewert, Evelyn Ewert, Arvelda (Elmer) Wiens; Clayton (Donelda) Klein; and Joyce Klein; father-in-law Edward Dietz; and sisters-in-law Rachel Dahlin and Debbie Dietz.
Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.brooksfuneralhomelangdon.com.