Glenn L. Moon, 80, Topeka: July 29, 1939 – Aug. 28, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. – Glenn L. Moon, 80, of Topeka, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was born July 29, 1939, in Topeka. He was raised by his parents, Glenn W. and Olive Moon, in North Topeka.

Glenn spent some years of his life in California and Texas before returning to Topeka. He worked most of his career in the grocery business, best known for the years he spent working at Mike’s IGA, in Oakland. Glenn also ministered to elderly residents at Topeka area nursing homes. He enjoyed the Game Show Network and playing bingo. Two of his favorite pets were dogs, Chiquita and Roscoe.

He is survived by his children, Tammy Moon and Walter O’Handlen, of Topeka, Tracy Shirley and husband, John, of Osage City, Kan., Lara Lin and husband, Reuben, of California, and Rickey Moon and Peggy Lange, Lyndon, Kan.; brother, Robert Moon, Bullhead City, Ariz.; sister, Patricia Johnson and husband, William, Sydney, Ohio; special friend, Charlene Barton; 11 grandchildren, which includes Lara Wemp and Lara’s three boys who Glenn helped raise; 26 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Loadia Moon; parents, Glenn and Olive; son, Patrick Moon; brothers, Victor Beltz and Clone James Moon; sister, Clara Humphrey; and twin infant daughters, Sherry and Carrie Moon.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Highland Park Baptist Church, 820 SE 29th St., Topeka.


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