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Kitchin, Glenn C.
Glenn C. "Kitch" Kitchin, 92, of Monmouth, died at 7:55 P.M. Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

He was born March 2, 1918 in Brunswick, Nebraska, the son of Ed and Mable (Brownlee) Kitchin. He was raised and educated in Little York and Monmouth.

Glenn served with the United States Army Air Corp during World War II as a B-17 Tail Gunner on the lead ship "Radar Queen" where he received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal.

Glenn married Norma Sowers in Nashua, Iowa on August 4, 1947 and she survives.

Glenn worked for Charlie Walters at the Walters Grocery Store in Monmouth and later ran the grocery store in Oquawka. Glenn later owned and operated Kitch's Locker in Monmouth from 1947 until 1998. He loved to fly and play golf. His life interests were his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Gary (Jeri) Kitchin of Monmouth; grandchildren, Corey (Tammi) Kitchin of Monmouth and April Kitchin of Clarksville, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Eric Kitchin.

Cremation has been accorded. No funeral services are planned. A private family committal and burial at Warren County Memorial Park will take place at a later date. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to Western Illinois Kidney Center, Galesburg.

Online condolences may left at hooverhall.com.
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