|Subject:||Glenn L. Yenney, polio victim, Ill., 1951|
|Post Date:||April 06, 2006 at 21:33:22|
|Forum:||Yenney Family Genealogy Forum|
St. Charles (Illinois) Chronicle, 9 August 1951
Glenn Yenney, 28,
Succumbs To Polio;
Season's 1st Victim
Glenn L. Yenney, 28, who died at Delnor Hospital early Sunday morning, is the first death from polio in Kane Co. this year. His also was the first case from St. Charles.
The young man, who worked as a teller in the ST. Charles National Bank, was taken to the hospital just one week before his death. He had been placed in an iron lung but even with this aid was unable to survive.
Yenney resided north of the city on state Rt. 31. He was married and had a three-year-old child.
Glenn Lewis Yenney was born July 18, 1922, in Dayton, Wash. He served in the armed forces during World War II and came to the Midwest after the war. After working in Aurora for a time he obtained employment with the ST. Charles National Bank in January of 1948.
He was a member of the Grace Methodist Church of Walla Walla, Wash. and of St. Charles Post 342, American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; his daughter, Dianne Lynne; and h is parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Yenney, Walla Walla, Wash. Interment will be in Lincoln HIghway Cemetery, Aurora.
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