Glenn Ahrens

Enumclaw resident Glenn Ahrens, 87, died March 26, 2015.

He was born Sept. 11, 1927, in Spokane, Wash., to the late Henry and Clara (Broome) Ahrens. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Ritzville High School in 1945. He served in the Army and graduated from Whitworth College in Spokane with a master’s degree in education. He taught for the Seattle School District for 18 years and later went into home construction. He was a member of the Mobile Missionary Assistance Program for nine years. He moved to Enumclaw after he retired.

He is survived by daughter Janice Robertson and husband Michael; sons Rodney Ahrens and wife Donna, Dan Ahrens and wife Sonja and Steve Ahrens; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Louise on July 23, 2014.

A graveside service is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, April 24, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

All may sign his online guestbook at