Dr. Duane Glanzer was born on August 2, 1943 to Bert and Mary Glanzer in Freeman, S.D. He graduated from Willow Lake High School and attended Northern College, he then graduated from Huron University. He received his Masters of Business from Oral Roberts University and his Doctorate in Business Administration from California Coast University in October 2002. Dr. Glanzer taught business at Sinte Gleska University in Mission, S.D.
Duane married Marlette Hofer on August 23, 1963. To this marriage, they were blessed with 6 girls and 2 boys; Tim, Lynn, Lisa, Paula, JoDee, Jay, Joy and Mary.
Grateful for having shared in his life is his wife, Marlette, Wolsey, S.D.; son Tim (Mary A.) Glanzer, Huron, S.D. and their children David (Brittany) Glanzer, Harford, S.D. and their children Tate and Kynsley Glanzer, Nathan (Amanda) Glanzer, Carpenter, S.D. and their children Caroline, Ellie and Lily Glanzer, Eric (Ashley) Hiles, Wolsey and their children Alyssa, Hannah, Clayton and Haylee Hiles, Michael (Stacy) Hiles, Wolsey and their children Jordon and Layton, Brandy (Jeremy) Timm, Fort Lee, Va.; and their children Alexis, Grant and Millie Timm; daughter Lynn (Kully) Rawstern, Wolsey and their daughter, Megan; daughter Lisa (Leonard) Williams, Spring Hill, Kan. and their children Austin (Andrea), Dustin (fiancé Rebekah Land); daughter Paula Hintz (Scott Jackson), Valentine, Neb. and her children and grandchild, David Collier, Tyler Collier and Ryker Collier; daughter JoDee (Shannon) Hoffer, Kansas City, Mo. and their children Erica and Sam Hoffer; son Jay (Penny) Glanzer, Trimble, Mo. and their children Emily (Joe) Mattli and Abby Glanzer; daughter Joy (Fred) Walter, Trimble, Mo. and their children Lexy (Larry) Schussler and Cody Walter. His brothers-in-law Jerry (Marcelle) Hofer, Glen (Shelby) Hofer and Gordon (Ramona) Hofer; sister-in-law Mary Glanzer (Del’s Mary); and his Aunt Viola Handwerk as well as many nieces and nephews.
Duane was preceded in death by his daughter Mary (Glanzer) Ghatri in 2017, his parents, his parents-in-law Clarence and Maggie Hofer and his brother Delbert Glanzer.
Duane passed away Dec. 22, 2018.