Glenn Warden McFarlane, 68, of Billings, moved to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 26, at 4 p.m. after a 2-year battle with cancer.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at Faith Family Church 3608 Custer Avenue, Billings, Montana 59102. Pastor Sean McFarlane will be officiating. A Reception will follow the service at the church. Flowers can be sent to the church Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., memorials may be made to, Faith Family Church or Child S.H.A.R.E MT.
Glenn was born Dec. 10, 1949 in Seattle, Washington, to Robert and Doris (Middleton) McFarlane. He graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1968, was in the U.S. Army reserves for 5 years while attending Seattle Pacific University graduating in 1973. On Sept. 9, 1972, he married Anne Lisbeth (Thuesen) McFarlane in Seattle, Washington. Glenn began his professional career in banking in Seattle, after moving to Billings he became the Business office manager for Billings clinic. After this Glenn served as an administrative and associate pastor for 5 years at Faith Chapel. In 1990 Glenn found the career that he settled into, he became the CFO and eventually the CEO of YBGR spending a total of 25 years helping in the treatment of struggling youth. Glenn was known mostly for his love and passion for the Lord which he shared freely in everything he did. He was also known to have a great smile, a quirky sense of humor as well as a love for projects around the house, especially growing his flowers. Glenn was a motivated man, with strong convictions, but also very compassionate with a giving heart to match. Glenn loved spending time with family, friends and, of course, his 6 grandchildren.
Glenn is survived by his wife (45 years) and love of his life Anne Lisbeth McFarlane, his 4 children, Tobin (Mary) McFarlane, Sean (Heidi) McFarlane, Carey McFarlane and Christopher (Lindsay) McFarlane; 6 grandchildren Kylie, Taylor, Ian, Kavin, Conner and Cole, and Gloria Dady, his sister. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Doris McFarlane and later his stepmother Marge (Switzer) McFarlane.