Carolyn J. Glaser

    Carolyn J. Glaser, 73, of Stanton, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.
    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 16 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk.  Burial will be at Page Cemetery in Page.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15 with a 7 p.m. vigil service at St. Mary’s Church.
    Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
    Arrangements are with Home for Funerals in Norfolk.
    Carolyn Jean Glaser was born Jan. 7, 1945 to her parents Anthony G. and Beulah Mae (Walker) Craig in Whittier, Calif. The family moved to Norfolk when she was a young girl and Carolyn graduated from Norfolk Senior High School in 1963. Following graduation, she worked as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Norfolk. On Sept. 3, 1966 Carolyn married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Glaser, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. After the birth of their daughter, Chanelle, Carolyn was a stay at home mom and homemaker.  Later on when her daughter was still in grade school, she worked at the Stanton Elementary School and the Stanton County Assessor’s Office. Carolyn then began working full-time as the office manager for the UNL Nebraska Extension in Stanton County until her retirement in 2014.
    Her hobbies included baking, cooking, and crocheting. She was best known by her grandsons for her sugar cookies and chocolate frosted cookies. She loved to decorate her home for the various seasons, especially during fall and Christmas. Carolyn cherished her time with her family especially her two grandsons. She enjoyed the outdoors and flowers. Carolyn loved to take day trips with her husband and their dogs, Gus and Abby. She also loved shopping with her daughter on their bi-annual shopping trips to Sioux City. She especially loved Christmas time. It was when she got to spend time with family and make memories to last a lifetime.
    Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Bob; daughter, Chanelle (Brian) Belt and grandsons, Skylor and Riley Belt, all of Wayne; sisters Rosemary (George) Prusa of Mission, Texas and Julie (Floyd) Munson of Olsburg, Kan.; two nephews and one niece.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Anthony C. Craig.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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