Glenn E. Nelson

October 27, 1956 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 65)


Our beloved Glenn E. Nelson passed away at home Thursday May 26, 2022. He was an accomplished musician with a great love for music spanning his entire life, playing, writing and recording music. 
He achieved an engineering degree at Purdue Calumet campus, began working at AT&T Bell Labs in Naperville, IL in 1989 and continued as a design engineer in telecommunications until retirement in 2021.  He was a brilliant software, and electronics engineer, and this expertise extended into his skill in music sound reinforcment.
He is survived by his mother, Beatrice E. Nelson (Swets), his sisters Linda Kay Nelson-Triscik & Rena L. Nelson-Silver, and by his dear friend & companion Ms. Ky Nelson.
Be sure to tell the people that are dear to you that you love them. 
Visitation will be Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd (one block south of Ridge Rd) Highland, IN, 46322 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Vietnamese Evangelical Church, 167 Page St, Winfield, IL, 60190 at 12:30 pm with a luncheon at the church directly following the service. There will be a normal Sunday Service at 11:00 am at the church that all are welcome to attend.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke-Michael Kuiper-Vass by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at

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June 4, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Memorial Service
June 5, 2022

12:30 PM
Vietnamese Evangelical Church
1617 Page Street
Winfield, IL 60910

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