Glen McManigle passed away December 2nd, 2019 surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Glen was born in Wahpeton, ND to Kenny and Betty McManigle on November 30, 1948. He was raised in Wadena, MN and later settled in Park Rapids, MN. After high school Glen enlisted in the Army where he would go on to become a decorated sergeant with countless medals and achievements. One of his many military accomplishments was becoming a TOP MARKSMAN. Upon honorable discharge Glen went on to become an electrician where he would later retire from Davis Electric in Park Rapids. Glen loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing softball and a good game of darts. You could always find him in the evening in his chair reading a Louis L’Amour Novel! Glen’s best part of life was spending time with family and friends. He is survived by children, Michelle (Todd) Kracht, Ryan McManigle, Michael Starmer, Amanda (Jason) Walker, and Teresa (Dustin) Martine. He will also be missed by his 8 grandchildren, Rylie, Brayden, Savannah, Gabriel, Diesel, Riggs, Thea and Tamsin. Glen is also leaving behind his 3 brothers John (Diana), Dana (Jane), Paul and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Glen is joined in heaven by his parents Kenny and Betty, sister and brother in-law Tim & Susan Lyden.
A celebration of Life Service will be held at the Wadena VFW on May 2nd, 2020 from 12pm – 2pm. Please come help us celebrate this wonderful man.