- April 24, 1967 - October 9, 2013
- Emporia, Kansas
of Michael's Passing
- Memorial donations may be given to:
Emporia Church of Christ
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“It's been over a week buddy and you're still in my thoughts. I hope you're at peace, I hope you know you were loved. It's hard to think of any time...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Scott - garden city, KS - friend
“It's difficult to remember my childhood without thinking of Mike. So many memories of his antics--he could always make me laugh. But more than that...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Rebecca S. - Sacramento, CA
“I was so saddened to learn of Mikes death. I remember how he could make everyone laugh and smile with his witty charm. He may have been two years...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Vicky Davis Hewitt - Agra, KS
“Farewell, my friend. Though I haven't seen you since we grew to be men, you will forever be a part of some of the best memories of my life. Prayers...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Glenn Craven - Coffeyville, KS
“Thoughts and Prayers to You and Your Family
5 of 16 | Posted by: Jacque Barrett - Harding, IL
“Michael was a huge part of my life for many years. I really consider our time together a blessing in my life. He helped me become a better person...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Debbie Huff - Eastman, GA
“Always enjoyed watching the Glaser boys wrestle. Remember many smiles and laughter. My thoughts are with you all.
7 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Chance - Phillipsburg
“So sorry to hear of the loss of Mike, your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
8 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce and Cathie Lenker - KS
“It's been nearly 20 years since I've seen Mike, but his smile still remains in my memory, and will be there forever. May you take comfort in knowing...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jinny (Glaser) Wagner - Russell, KS
“Though it has been years since I last saw Mike, I remember his kindness at my Dad's funeral years ago. His goofiness kept mine and my sisters' minds...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Amanda (Glaser) Morris - Russell, KS
“So sorry to hear of Mike's accident and death. I was his Reading Teacher in Phillipsburg for 7th and 8th grade. I remember him. I have found it is...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Zella Roeder - Phillipsburg, KS
“My deepest condolences for the loss of your son.
12 of 16 | Posted by: Donn Wyland - Inman, KS - Friend
“Mike and I were friends and classmates in phillipsburg. I hadn't seen him since he had moved. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Chuck Feik - Wichita, KS
“Mike had been coming to church here in Emporia for the last year and a half. Just about any time the doors were open he was here. We are going to...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Neil Taylor - emporia, KS
“I couldn't believe this when I saw this. I had always wondered what had happened to you and your brother. You were always nice to me, taking me on a...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Andrea Abbott - Agra, KS
“I will miss your smiling face and your little boy look of innocence. Hugs!You are at peace now and have found the love you so desperately needed in...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Jeri - Georgetown, TX - Friend
Michael Todd Glaser, 46, of Emporia, Kansas passed away on Wednesday October 9, 2013.
He was born April 24, 1967 and raised in Phillipsburg, Kansas by the late Sharon (Meeker) Glaser and Roger F. Glaser. He graduated from Phillipsburg High in 1985. During high school, Michael was an accomplished wrestler and later assisted with coaching younger wrestlers in his hometown. He attended Fort Hays State University before traveling and exploring many parts of the U.S.
He was an avid reader and loved the outdoors. He especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a special love for animals, especially his Labrador, Bailey. Michael always went out of his way to extend a helping hand to a stranger. Michael also loved music, and was self-taught on the guitar. He could often be found playing a Tesla tune.
Michael never married, nor had children and his last years were spent in Emporia where he was a faithful member the Emporia Church of Christ.
Michael is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon (Meeker) Glaser; and grandparents, Leonard and Mary (Slack) Glaser of Phillipsburg, Kansas; Junior Hunt of Imperial, Nebraska, and George Meeker of Hoyt, Kansas.
He is survived by Roger F. Glaser of McPherson, Kansas; Shannon (Greg) Akins of Manhattan, Kansas; Herb (Staci) Glaser of Joplin, Missouri; Virginia Meeker of Hoyt, Kansas; Roger Hunt of Colby, Kansas; Scott (Barb) Hunt of Otley, Iowa; Michelle (Russ) Hurd of Grand Island, Nebraska and Doris Hunt of Imperial, Nebraska. He had 10 nieces and nephews.
A memorial will be held at the Emporia Church of Christ on the evening of October 21, 2013, at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Emporia Church of Christ, 502 W. 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801.