Shelby  County  Indiana


Freeman  Family  Funeral  Homes
March 30, 1958 - January 11, 2013
Todd Glidden
          Carl James “Todd” Glidden, 54, of Shelbyville passed away Friday, January 11, 2013 at his residence. Born March 30, 1958, in Shelbyville, he was the son of Carl James Pete Glidden and Jack and Patricia (Lawrence) Compton. He married  Michele “Shelley” Stanton on May 11, 1996, and she survives.
          Other survivors include his sons,  Carl James “Grant” Glidden  and  Nathaniel William “Nathan” Glidden,  both of Shelbyville; daughter,  Natalie Sue Glidden  and step-daughter,  Kay Ann Meal, both of Shelbyville; sister, Tricia Glidden Booth  and half-sister  Susan Compton,  both of Shelbyville and half-sister  Pamela Compton  of Indianapolis; half-brother,  Benjamin (Lisa) Compton of Shelbyville; aunts,  Linda Terrell  of Shelbyville and  Janet Compton  of Flat Rock; mother-in-law,  Beverly Stanton  of St. Paul; and nieces and nephews,  Sam and Alec Booth, Gael Compton, Jacquie Compton, Mitchell Compton and Elizabeth “Betsy” Stanton.  He was preceded in death by his parents.
          Todd was a lifelong Shelbyville resident and a member of the First United Methodist Church. He graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1976, after high school in attended and graduated from Ball State University, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in 1980 with a major in Journalism and a minor in Science.
          Todd worked at the family owned business, Compton Dairy from about the age of 10 years old until the spring of 1998. He then worked in the advertising department at WSVX until retiring in 2007. He loved his family and enjoyed sports, especially watching his sons play football for Shelbyville High School. He also enjoyed music. Todd also leaves behind his dogs, Luci Lu and Eli.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2013 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the funeral home, with the Revs. Bob Campbell and Mark Dodd officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to National Marfan Foundation, 22 Manhasset Avenue, Port Washington, NY 11050 or Shelbyville High School Football Program, 2003 South Miller St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, April 6, 1971
DIES  AT  76
          Mrs. Elsie E. Glidden, 76, 112 W. Franklin st., died Monday at 5:45 p.m. at Major Hospital where she had been a patient a month.  She had been seriously ill three months.
          Born in Johnson County April 18, 1894, Mrs. Glidden was the daughter of  Thomas E. and  Sarah (Smyser) McIlvain.  She was first married to  Alva Fraker  who died Nov. 19, 1924.  On Sept. 5, 1925 she was married to  L. Carl Glidden  and he died May 4, 1961.
          Surviving are a daughter,  Mrs. Carmen Lenhart, South Melbourne Beach, Fla.; two sons,  Maurice Fraker, Franklin, and  W. Robert Glidden, Shelbyville; seven grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mabel Brown, Trafalgar,  Two sons, Noble Fraker  and  Carl Glidden, preceded in death.
          Mrs. Glidden was a member of the Trafalgar United Methodist Church and attended the local First United Methodist Church.  A member of the Americal Legion Auxiliary and the 8 & 40, she helped organize and was the first president of the Auxiliary of Barracks 62, World War I Veterans.  She was a member of the Twenty Toilers Extension Homemakers Club and Shelby County Senior Citizens.
          Services will be Thursday at 10:30 the Murphy Mortuary, The Rev. E. David Frazier will officiate and burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.  A memorial service will [my copy ends here]
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, September 21, 1964
Glidden Services
Tuesday; Was
Gen Pro Official
          Rev. Lewis Wilson will conduct services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Murphy Mortuary for  Carl J. (Pete) Glidden,  38, 219 W. Washington St., chief comptroller of the General Products (Gen Pro Inc.) Division here of the Tokheim Co. of Fort Wayne.  Mr. Glidden was one of two well-known Shelbyville men fatally injured in an auto crash near Greensburg early Sunday.
          Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4 p.m. today.
          Mr. Glidden, the son of  L. Carl and  Elsie (McIlvain) Glidden,  was born in Morgantown on June 16, 1926.  He was a member of the First Methodist Church, the Elks Lodge, a past exalted ruler of the lodge here, treasurer of Rotary Club and president of Shelby Pre-School Inc.
          He was a World War II veteran and attended Indiana University and received his mater's degree in business administration from Butler University.
          Surviving are his wife, the former  Patricia Lawrence  of this city, whom he married on September 15, 1956; his mother who resides at 112 W. Franklin St.; two children, Todd and  Tricia N. Glidden,  at home, a brother,  W. Robert Glidden  of Shelbyville; a half-sister,  Mrs. Carmen Lemhart  of Limestone, Maine, and a half-brother,  Maurice Fraker  of Franklin.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 4, 1961
Leo  Carl  Glidden
          Leo Carl Glidden,  67, well-known retired local pharmacist and World War I veteran whose home was at 112 W. Franklin St., died today at 10:45 a.m. at Major Hospital.  He had been ill since January and hospitalized since April 7.  Death was attributed to heart disease.
          Mr. Glidden was born in Brown county July 21, 1893, a son of  John and  Sarah Glidden.  He was married to  Elsie (McIlvain) Fraker  on September 5, 1924, and she survives with two sons,  Carl J. Glidden  and  Robert Glidden,  both of Shelbyville, and two step-children,  Maurice G. Fraker  of Franklin, and  Mrs. Carmen B. Lenhart  who lives in Germany.  Six grandchildren also survive.
          A resident of Shelbyville for 49 years, Mr. Glidden was employed for 30 years as a registered pharmacist with the Fleming Drug Store and was then employed with the B. and B. Drug Store.  He was a former trustee of the Eagles Lodge, a past commander of Victory Post No. 70 of the American Legion, past chef de gare of the local Forty and Eight Voiture and a member of War I Barracks, No. 62 and the Indiana Board of Pharmacy.  Mr. Glidden served as a member of the Selective Service Board during World War II and in early life attended the Christian Church in Morgantown.
          Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Murphy Mortuary.  The Rev. James Horner will officiate.  Burial with military rites by the American Legion at the grave, will be in Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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