Glenn Mitchell Corbett


(Sept. 18, 2004)

Glenn Mitchell Corbett, 69, died Saturday, Sept. 18, in Powell.

He was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Basin to Lawrence and Zelda Sessions Corbett.

He grew up on a farm south of Worland. Farming was in his blood and he never wanted to do anything else. He learned to drive vehicles and tractors, milk cows, tend cattle and irrigate at a very young age.

After graduating from Worland High School, he received a track scholarship from Brigham Young University where he ran the 2-mile competition. He was an excellent shot and enjoyed hunting elk and deer.

He married Irma Brinkerhoff on March 19,1965. To this union were born three children. The marriage ended in divorce.

He was a member of the Wyoming National Guard and took pride in his guard service.

After being struck with Multiple Sclerosis, he entered the New Horizons Long Term Care Center in Lovell and later moved to the Powell Nursing Home, where he had resided for the past seven years.

Survivors include three children, Michelle Simms and Jennifer Farnes of Las Vegas and Michael Corbett of Laramie; one brother, Richard of Worland; one sister, Bernedene Robertson of Worland; and 11 grandchildren.