Commissioner Passing

The Malaga Water District Board and staff would like to express our sincere condolences to the family of Glenn England, who passed away on August 25th, 2017.  His passing leaves a deep hole on the board from his many years of experience, first as the water district manager, and then as a member of the board.

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Glenn W. England age 77 passed away on August 25th 2017 at his residence in Malaga. He was born to Joseph Nelson England and Olive “Evans” England on August 27th 1939 in Wenatchee WA. He attended Malaga and Wenatchee High School. Active in FFA programs. He enlisted in the army in 1959 where he served through 1961, during the Berlin crises as air craft mechanic and crew chief. He married Kathleen Jeanelle Luebber on June 23rd 1961. He was recalled later that year during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and was honorably discharged in 1965. He went on to ranch on the Colockum and in 1964 made their home of 53 years in Malaga. He worked in the Wenatchee Valley and was an active community member. He served on the Malaga fire department, Water District and community council. Glenn loved racing, jeeping, rodeos, his church and his beloved dog Scooter. He also enjoyed sharing the history of the Colockum Malaga area.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, sisters, one brother and wife Jeanelle. Survived by Roy England brother of Texas, Charollette (Bill) Dorsett of Yakima, Dawn “Carrie” (Bob) Stanton of Bellingham WA, Micah (Lisa) England of Malaga, Jared A (Dena) England of Kennewick WA. Grandparent to 9 wonderful grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He also has extended family and friends in the area.