My Uncle Mike wrote a very nice, but brief, Obituary for The Newspaper,
But when i considered putting it in the guest book,
i decided to extend it a little bit... ( ? )
Glenn : Abby Elizabeth Sanborn-Glenn 85
Passed At Holy Family Hospital After a Seemingly Promising Recovery from A Quadruple ByPass Surgery Conducted on October 28th 2010
What began as Nearly Benign Chest Pains on October 24th 2010, She Walked in The ER At Holy Family Hospital and Was Transferred to Sacred Heart that day.
In Early November She was Moved to The Avalon Care Center where she was Expected to Be Able to Return Home in A Few Weeks—
But She Suffered an bout of Tachycardia on November 10th, Then A Day or Two Later; Suffered a Heart Attack, Died for A Short Time & Bounced Back Again, Moving first to Saint Luke’s Care Center and Then Allowed to Move in with Beverly on December 4th 2010.
She Seemed to be doing remarkably well, Was Alert & Cranky as Ever, But Then had Another Relapse on December 7th, Which Quickly Led to Additional Complications that She Failed to Recover from.
Crabby Abby was the first of 9 Children born to
Harvey Henry Sanborn / May 22nd 1894 - August 30th 1974
& Marie Elizabeth Campbell / July 1st 1899 - December 23rd 1987
Abby was Raised in Sandpoint, Idaho; Then Moved to Spokane Washington, Where she Graduated from John R. Rogers HighSchool. In The 9th Grade, Abby Achieved The Highest Score on A State Wide Intelligence Inventory!
After her Marriage to Rodney Allen Glenn / June 3rd 1923 - February 16th 1994, She moved into a Large Home in Quiet Neighborhood in Ballard ( Seattle ) Washington, Where she Became an Avid Bowler and Mother of Two Adorable Children.
She Returned to Spokane in 1965 where she became The Office Manager for Pratt Furniture, Then moved on to Clerking for The Spokane Police Department for Several Years, Advancing to A Municipal Court Clerk from which she Retired.
A Devout Crossword Puzzle Enthusiast & Coffee Drinking Lutheran, She was a Charter of Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church ( Later All Saint’s Lutheran Church ) Where she taught elementary Sunday School Classes and Participated in Many Social Events.
She was greatly loved & appreciated by will be missed by many.
We’ll Never be able to look at a Maxine Card without thinking of her.
The Resemblance was Uncanny.
Abby is Survived by her Daughter Sandi Marie Glenn-Crabtree; b) September 29th 1953, And Son Chrstphre Nckls Campbell; b) August 26th 1955.
Expatriated Son in Law : Harlan Dean Crabtree
Her Grandchildren :
Donnie Paul Crabtree / July 11th 1977
Deana Elizabeth Crabtree / October 25th
Derrick Allan Crabtree / October 6th 1982
And Great Grandchildren :
Sierra Marie Crabtree-Hummel
Blake Alan Crabtree
Kaden Cole Wickert
And Her Brothers & Sisters
Beverly Jane Sanborn / October 30th 1927
Norman Austin Sanborn / December 11th 1929
Harley ( Hod ) Dalton Sanborn / April 15th 1934
Virginia L. Johnson / February 28th 1934 ( not a leap year
Ila Marie Sanborn / February 9th 1936
Joseph Patrick Simpson / February 23rd 1931
Larry ( Corky ) Jay Sanborn / March 28th 1938
Brigitte Maria ( Böhn ) Keltner / April 27th 1943
Michael Alan Sanborn / February 29th 1944
Susan Butt / Saturday April 13th 1946
Kenneth Claire ( Casey ) Sanborn / April 2nd 1949
Lynda Irving / January 30th 1950
And a Bountiful Cornucopia of Nieces & Nephews ( et. al. )
Visitation will be held Friday; December 10th 2010, from 1:00 pm ’till 5:00 pm at Hennesy-Smith Funeral Home; At 2203 North Division.
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday; December 13th 2010, Beginning at 1:00 pm, At All Saints Lutheran Church located at 314 South Spruce, Spokane Washington.