GALVA – Cheryl R. Glisan, 70, of Galva, died at 9:27 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 24 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Pastors Josh Ryner and Bob Curry officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 23 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the American Legion Auxiliary or to the Galva Congregational Church.
She was born November 16, 1950 in Galesburg, the daughter of Daryl D. and Emma Jean (Yelm) Olander. She married Wayne E. Glisan on March 5, 1976 in Galva. Survivors include her husband of Galva, her three daughters; Darci (Michael) Gustafson, Billi (Duane) Clevenger and Brenda (Jeff) Weber, all of Galva, daughter-in-law, Tabatha Glisan of Geneseo, a brother, Pete Olander of Galva, three sisters; Karen (Warren) Ahlberg of Knoxville, Donna Marie Wallentine of Galva and Shirley (Richard) Sizemore of Cassville, MO, fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Derrick Glisan, a sister, Sharon Ingels and a brother, Donald “Deke” Olander.
Cheryl graduated from Galva High School in 1968. She had worked at Maytag in Galesburg for 30 years. She was also a beautician and had owned and operated the Galva Hair Co. since 2003. She was a member of the Galva Congregational Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, camping and quilting. She especially enjoyed being a caregiver and lending a helping hand to anyone and she dearly loved her grandchildren.
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