November 1, 1953 – June 27, 2016
Glenn Kettles, the great grandson of Pincher Creek pioneer Charles Kettles Sr., passed away unexpectedly in the morning on June 27, 2016 at his residence in Pincher Creek AB at the age of 62. Glenn was born on November 1, 1953 to Duncan and Pearl Kettles. He was the third of six children. Glenn remained a resident of Pincher Creek for his entire life. At the age of 18 Glenn began his career at the Shell Waterton Gas Plant advancing as a pipefitter onto a maintenance coordinator, retiring on January 1, 2009. Glenn continued to serve the oil and gas industry by founding Kettles Maintenance Ltd. and working maintenance projects throughout the province. Glenn caught travel fever early into his retirement and enjoyed many trips to Hawaii, Africa and Mexico.
Glenn was known by his family and friends as a loyal husband, loving father and proud Papa to his 7 grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Ann; children, Glenda (Rodney), Aley (Wade), Lorali (Adam); Jayme (Chad) and Matthew (Joni); grandchildren, Hayden, Wednesday, Maverick, Hazel, Rycken, Rory and Eligh; siblings, Linda, Gloria, Brenda, Randy and Charlene.
A private memorial was held by his family at the Kettles home. In memory of Glenn, a donation can be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7. Glenn will be dearly remembered and forever missed.
Funeral arrangement entrusted to Eden’s Funeral Home