SHERBURN - A Celebration of Life Service for Glyndon Lloyd Mayo, 91, of rural Sherburn, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont, with Rev. Mark Anderson officiating with burial in the Sherburn Cemetery in Sherburn.
Glyndon was called to his eternal rest on Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2012 at his home in rural Sherburn. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Sherburn and one hour prior to the services at the church on Monday. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com.
Glyndon Lloyd Mayo was born on Nov. 6, 1921 to Stephen Benjamin and Julia (Iverson) Mayo on the family farm in Jay Township, Martin County. He attended country school in District #113 in Jay Township and later graduated from Sherburn High School in 1940. Glyndon was united in marriage to Muriel Cross on Nov. 4, 1943 at the home of her parents in rural Sherburn. After their marriage they farmed in Jay Township. Glyndon did volunteer missionary work for 27 years in Arizona for Christian Boarding School for Indian children. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Sherburn until it closed, serving as choir director and on many boards. Glyndon then became a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont. He was an adult 4-H leader, Sherburn School Board Member and Board Member at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center. Glyndon enjoyed family, being on the farm, gardening and music was very special to him.
Survivors include his wife, Muriel Mayo of rural Sherburn; his four children, Curtis (Janice) Mayo of rural Sherburn, Anita (Kenneth) Tumbleson of Fairmont, , Janine (Marvin) Peterson of New Ulm, Marcia (Randy) Musser of Fairmont; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Mavis Brown of Neenah, Wis.; brothers-in-law Gene (Ione) Cross of Fairmont and Melvin (Lucille) Cross of Olympia, Wash.; other relatives and friends.
Glyndon was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Julia; father and mother-in-law, Everett and Elinore Cross; brother, George Mayo at the age of four; sister, (Jeanette) Mrs. John Worthley and other relatives.