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Glenn Frederick Takeyama, Age: 70
Dec 25,1946---Mar 13,2017
Glenn Frederick Takeyama died peacefully in Kansas City Hospice on Monday, March 13, 2017, in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 70. Glenn is survived by his wife, Cynthia, of 37 years, son Brandon (Sylvia), daughter Korinne, daughter Erika (Luke), sister Fusako “May”, sister Dorothy, sister Patricia, sister-in-law Peggy, sister-in-law Fumi, sister-in-law Coralie, granddaughter Heather, grandson Julian (Crystal), granddaughter Hailey, granddaughter Jayde, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Thomas, mother Mary, brother Wallace, and brother Frank. Glenn was born on Christmas Day 1946 in Los Angeles, California to Thomas and Mary Takeyama. He graduated from Dorsey High School in 1965. Upon graduating, Glenn began working in the grocery business and remained there for many years. Following the grocery business, he became self-employed as a graphic designer. In 1989, the family moved to Kansas City, Missouri where he continued work in the graphic design/printing field until 2013. Glenn enjoyed surfing the worldwide web, watching movies, and continuing his close ties to family and friends all over the world. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Church of Good Shepherd (4947 NE Chouteau Dr, Kansas City, MO 64119). Rev. Galen Snodgrass will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Glenn's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Kansas City Hospice (Hospice Donation) or American Lung Association (American Lung Donation). The family would like to thank Kansas City Hospice for their care and dedication to Glenn.
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Memorial Service
Church Of The Good Shepherd
4947 NE Chouteau Drive
Kansas City
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Date of Service:
Mar 18 ,2017
Time of Service:
02:00 PM
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Rosetta Keeton Mar 16 ,2017

friend ,St. Louis ,Missouri

Rkki My heartfelt sympathy and prayers goes out to you and your family.

Caroline Mar 18 ,2017

Brandon's Mother ,Montebelli ,California

My condolence to all those left behind that love you. May our Lord take you in his paradise where you will finally be at peace.

Becky Rincon Mar 18 ,2017

Sylvia's mother ,West Covins ,California

Brandon, Sylvia & my grandchildren Heather, Julian, Hailey and Jayde you have my deepest sympathies on the passing of your grandfather Glenn I also extend my condolences to the rest of his family may Glenn rest in peace

Sylvia Takeyama Mar 18 ,2017

Daughter in law ,Montebello ,California

My heartfelt condolences to the family, my husband Brandon.Glenn's eldest child. May the love of Jesus hands wrap around you during this time of sorrow.May you Rest In Peace Glenn.Until we meet again.

Caroline Lucero Mar 18 ,2017

Brandon's Mother ,Montebello ,California

Brandon I know this is a very difficult time and my heart goes out to you. Your father always loved you. You are his first born and his son. Open your heart and allow that love comfort you. Your dad will always watch over you,your wife and his grandchildren Heather,Julian,Haley and Jayde. We ask Our Lord Jesus Christ to keep your dad in his kingdom. Dad and I your sister and her family will alwsys be here for you. Lovr mom

Edgar, Rachel Soltero &Family Mar 18 ,2017

In Laws to Brandon ,West Covina ,California

Takeyama Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Losing someone so very special is very difficult. May the Lord give you peace and comfort. May you find a path that will guide you all toward each other. He lives in all of you. When you miss him the most look toward eachother, you will find him there. Just as he would of wanted. With all our love.... the Soltero's