Glen "John" Anderson, 79, of Churubusco, passed away on March 19, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.\nBorn in Whitley County, on April 17, 1939, to the late, Harold and Genevieve (Garrison) Anderson. He spent his formative years in Churubusco and rural Allen County, graduating from Huntertown High School in 1958.\nJohn married Mildred "Mid" Ott at Merriam Christian Chapel Church, on August 20, 1960.\nHe was a life-long farmer. He also worked at Anderson & Boner Construction and Chain O Lakes State Park.\nJohn was a great grandpa. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed 4-H, woodworking, tractors and horses.\nJohn is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mid Anderson; four daughters, Carla (Kent) Bennington, Dora (David, Jr.) Gaither, Jodi Malcolm and Tara (Phil, Jr.) Lemper; a son, John Anderson; a sister, Judy Owen; a brother, Harold (Nancy) Anderson; 11 grandchildren, Trae, Tegan (Maddison) and Tana Simmons, Dustin (Charity) and Lane Gaither, Camron and Caylee (Blake Forrester) Knafel, Christian (Ashley Lewis) Stoner, Caiden Malcolm, Callie and Case Lemper; four step-grandchildren, Cameron, Bryce, Blake and Kayla Bennington; two great-grandchildren Donovan and Rebekah Gaither; a step-great-grandson, Jadyn Forrester.\nHe is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Julie Anderson; a brother-in-law, Chuck Owen; a son-in-law, Arthur Stoner.\nServices will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 11:00 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service.\nFamily will also receive friends on Friday, March 22, 2019, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM.\nBurial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.\nIn Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Smith Township Fire Department or Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds.\nOnline note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.