We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel
Marvin "Glenn" Jennings, 92, of Walla Walla, Washington and formerly of Baker City and Union, Oregon, passed away at his care home on Friday, August 20, 2021, while under the loving care of his daughter Karen.
Glenn was born in Cedaredge, CO, to Samuel Eugene and Ethel Florida Lowe on November 20, 1928. He was the youngest of eight children. After the 10th grade, he moved to Keene, TX, and then to Glendale, CA, before returning to Cedaredge. There he married Eloise Foster on August 22, 1948. Mother always had a chore for Dad, but he enjoyed playing many table games and time with friends and family when he wasn't working.
Glenn had many adventures, including getting lost for three days in the Uncompahgre National Forest when taking a shortcut home from a week away logging. He mined in Colorado and logged in AK, CO, and OR before retiring at age 62. He had a log fall on his truck, a log fall on his shoulder, and he logged a tree full of bees being stung multiple times. After Eloise passed in 2002, He married Mary Cline on June 22, 2003.
He leaves behind his three children, Sharon Simmons (Kent), Karen Hopper (Richmond deceased), Daren Jennings (Stefanie Bistline). Seven grandchildren: Douglas Hopper, Zachary Simmons (Melissa), Brian Simmons (Chantelle), Dannielle Slater (James), Christopher Jennings (Gillian), Holden Bistline (Darci Ghramm), and Hardy Bistline-Jennings. Ten Great-Grandchildren: Devon, Sean, Francesca, Madeline, Johnno, Judah, Brennan, Thad, Lyla, and Joseph.
Glenn is preceded in death by his wife Eloise Jennings, Grandson Jared Hopper, Son-in-law Richmond Hopper, and second wife, Mary Jennings.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker City Seventh-day Adventist Church through Gray's West & Co. Pioneer Chapel at 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.