He was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Butler, Mo., the son of George G. Herman and Mildred Morris Herman.
He graduated from Butler High School in 1949.
He served in the United States Navy as a fire control technician aboard the U.S.S. Laws during the Korean Conflict.
Glen married Patsy Cordelia on May 5, 1956, in Butler, Mo.
He worked for Prudential Insurance Company for 35 years and retired in 1989.
During his career with Prudential, he held many positions beginning as agent and finishing as district manager in Hutchison, Kan.
He volunteered his time for "Homes for Better Living" and also taught the bible study group at Cavalry Crossing.
He also enjoyed golf as well as aspen wood carving. Glen and his family spent 22 summers in Colorado enjoying hunting, fishing, and hiking at the Arrowhead Ranch. He loved spending time with his family including fly fishing with the grandchildren.
He was a member of the Church of Christ where he had served as an elder.
Survivors include his wife Patsy of the home; three sons, Rolan Linn Herman and wife Paula, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Timothy Alan Herman and wife Lois, Fort Scott, and James Patrick Herman and wife Polly, Fort Scott.
Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and one great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Juanita Crossland, and one brother, Melvin M. Herman, as well as his parents.
Jim Herman will conduct funeral services for his father, Glen Herman, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Church of Christ, 1900 S. Margrave.
Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy Honor Guard.
Memorials are suggested to either the Kansas City Hope Lodge or Hospice Care of Kansas and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, PO Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.
Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.