In addition to his parents, Cordell was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; son, Kent; and brother-in-law, Marty Brenkus.
Survivors include his wife, Henrietta; children, Gary (Cheri) Glaus of Barberton and Diane (Doug) Rice of Brimfield; daughter-in-law, Janet Glaus of Mogadore; step-son, Bruce (Linda) Nelson of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren, Adam (Heather) Glaus of Akron, Melissa (Ben) Spencer of Adamsville, Pa., Christina (Chad) Danley of Franklin, Tenn., Greg (Amie) Glaus of Silver Lake, Danielle (Randy) Griffith of Ravenna, and Dustin Davies of Brimfield, Ohio/Washington, D.C.; step-grandchildren, Candice (Will) Hayes and Bruce Allan (Rachel) Nelson, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Lilafay (Ralph) Strong of Cantonsville, Md. and Rosemary Brenkus of Geneva, Ohio; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate Cordell’s life on Saturday, Sept. 14th, at 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church of Kent, 1435 E. Main St., Kent, Ohio, with Dr. David Palmer and the Rev. Douglas Denton officiating. The family will receive friends and family prior to the Service, from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Joseph Morbito Study Abroad Fund, in care of the Kent State University Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001. Gifts may be made through credit card at www.givetokent.org, noting name of fund and fund #34093; or the United Methodist Church of Kent, P.O. Box 646, Kent, OH 44240; or the United Methodist Church of Mogadore, 3828 Mogadore Road, Mogadore, OH 44260.
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