Dr. Glenn A. Watters


(June 17, 2007)

Longtime resident Dr. Glenn A. Watters, 84, died on Sunday, June 17, at his home in Powell.

He was born July 17, 1922, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Arthur and Mildred (Glenn) Watters. He graduated from high school in Hudson, Iowa, then married, and entered the Navy to serve during World War II. Following the war, he graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.

Glenn "Doc" to most, was an optometrist in Powell from 1949 until his retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting, horses, and mountain climbing. He restored old cars and liked to ride motorcycles.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jana Ruland. He is survived by his son Craig (Cathy), of Colorado; grandchildren Noel Watters, Michelle Horton, Marci Miller and Melissa Jones, and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Monday, June 25 at 11 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell.

Thompson Funeral Home is helping with arrangements.