Glen E. Amstutz

Glen E. Amstutz, 78, of Berne passed away at 10:38 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton. He was born on Sunday, May 7, 1939 in Adams County to J. Levi and Mabel (Merriman) Amstutz.  He was married on Sunday, June 29, 1958 in Berne to Jylain Ryf.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy from September 17, 1956 to April 29, 1960. He received his GED while in the service. He was a 4-H Horse & Pony leader in 1972. He was a lifetime member of GWRRA and served as past chapter director, newsletter editor, and safety director. He enjoyed touring the US on his Gold Wing and wintering in Florida. His random sense of humor and joy in telling jokes was a great past time for him. He had worked at Dunbar Furniture, Automatic Sprinkler, Zurcher Tire, Teeple Truck line, and retired from Consolidated Freightway in May 2001.

He is survived by his wife of Berne; son, Jeffrey Amstutz of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida; daughter, Cindy Amstutz of Geneva; brother, Joseph (Charlene) Amstutz of Berne; three grandchildren, April (Armstrong) Paladino of Rochester, New York; Gregrey Amstutz of Monroe; and Jesse Amstutz of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida; and five great-grandchildren, Ayrianna Amstutz; Brielle Amstutz; Brock Amstutz; Tessa Paladino; and Charlie Paladino.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Amstutz; and grandchild, Steven Armstrong.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva.

Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva. Online condolences may be made at