Obituary of Glenn Titus
Glenn Leigh Titus, age 90 of Bellingham, Wa passed away on January 8, 2019 at the Whatcom Hospice House. Glenn was a third generation Whatcom county resident, born in Laurel on February 7, 1928. Glenn grew up on Samish Island in a log cabin built by his parents with his 3 brothers and attended Edison Elementary. The family moved to a farm on the Laurel Road and Glenn graduated from Meridian High. He attended Western Washington Normal school and Calvin College, graduating from business college after a stint in Texas with the Army. Glenn married Francine Douma on July 7th in 1951 and moved back to Whatcom county in 1957. Glenn worked at Western Washington University in the payroll department for 25 years. He enjoyed a home near the college and working a farm in the county. Glenn was an apiarist and took his bee hives to pollinate the almonds in California and apples in eastern Washington as well as many of Whatcom’s raspberry fields. Glenn was a master gardener, wine maker and avid reader. Glenn is proceeded in death by his wife of 56 years, Francine, his brothers Keith, Stanley and Melvin and his son-in- law Brien Squires. Glenn is survived by his daughter Shelley and son James (Kim) and grandchildren Caitlin (Ian), Hillary, Megan and Braeden. The service for Glenn will be held at St. James Presbyterian in Bellingham, Wa. on January 26th at 2 pm. Whatcom Hospice House is a wonderful place, please consider sending a donation to Whatcom Hospice House in his honor.
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