Glenn Allen Gilbert, 74, of Topeka, passed away on June 30, 2022 at Midland Care Hospice House.
He was born October 6, 1947 in Frankfort, Kentucky, the son of Sylvan and Corine (Meriwether) Gilbert. He graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1966. After high school Glenn served in the United States Airforce during the Vietnam War.
He worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for over 25 years.
Mr. Gilbert enjoyed hunting, traveling, gardening, taking fishing trips to Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. He was a sports fan, supporting Kansas University, the Kansas City Chiefs, and was a Kentucky Wildcat by heart. He was the biggest sports fan of his loving grandchildren.
Glenn and Mary (Blanco) exchanged wedding vows on August 9, 1969 at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Brad Gilbert and wife Jeannie of Liberty, Missouri; a sister, Carolyn Gilbert-Barnett of Eminence, Kentucky; grandchildren, Tayler Gilbert, Alyssa Gilbert, and Kaylee Gilbert all of Liberty, Missouri; as well as nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Edward Gilbert and Wayne Gilbert.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 9:00am to 9:30am at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, where a rosary will be prayed at 9:30am followed by a funeral service at 10:00am. Entombment with military honors will immediately follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Matthew Catholic Church, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603.