Glenn Harsdorff
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Glenn Ross Harsdorff, 90, beloved husband, father and Woodsboro community member passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 in Victoria, Texas. He was born March 11, 1923 in Woodsboro, Texas to David Christian and Maggie McKenzie Harsdorff.

He served as Refugio County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace for 20 years, retiring in December of 2002. He joined the Navy in 1941 and then joined the US Army Air Corps 1st Air Commandos, serving bravely through the end of World War II. He was a member of the VFW, the Air Commandos Association and the Sons of the Republic of Texas.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ermis Harsdorff of Woodsboro; his daughter Linda Harsdorff Lees and her husband Ron Lees of Victoria; his brother Fritz Harsdorff and his wife Jo Harsdorff of New Orleans, Louisiana; a stepdaughter, Deborah Niemann Dean and her husband William Dean of Sunrise Florida; a stepson Johnny Niemann and his wife Roxanne Niemann of Leander, Texas; two step grandsons, two step granddaughters, and one step great-grandson.

Glenn is preceded in death by his son, Dr. Glenn R. Harsdorff Jr.; an infant son in 1948; three brothers: David, Furman aka ‘Tootsie’, and Homer Harsdorff; a sister, Laverne Christine Bland; and his parents.

Evening viewing will be from 5:30 to 7:30 at Moore Funeral Home Friday, October 25th. Funeral services will be at Moore Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, the Reverend Betty Tuttle officiating. Burial to follow at La Rosa Cemetery, Woodsboro, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Manuel Vela, John Shipp, Scott Carter, Andy Lopez, Marshall Holybee and Tony Abila. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bob McGuill, Gene Tuttle, Leo Abila, Nacho Moya, Whit Lamson, Art Chavarria, Joe Perez, John Rainey, Robert Rooke, Larry Horn, Roy Lawrence, Kent Smith, Jim Conn, Dan Neskora and Shorty Wigington.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Sunny Glen Children’s Home, PO Box 1373, San Benito, Texas 78586-1373. Visit their website at or call 956-399-5356.

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