Glenn N. Hampton, 71 of Eau Claire died on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire.
Glenn was born August 6, 1944 to Harold and Celestine (Blackbourn) Hampton in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He graduated from Bloomington High School in 1963. After graduation, Glenn went to Madison Vocational Technical School and received a two year diploma for Chef Training. He then joined the Army and served with the 82nd Airborne Division State side and in the Army 173rd Airborne in Vietnam. After the war, he attended UW-Stout and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management in 1972, and then he also attended the UW-Eau Claire and graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration with emphasis in management. Glenn married Lonnie Jo Howard on January 31st, 1970 in Menomonie, WI, and they had two children together before later divorcing. Glenn was very active in the VFW Post 305 and the Disabled American Veterans.
Glenn is survived by his daugthers, Jennifer (Peter) Fleming of Elk Mound, WI and Elizabeth (Justin) Sausker of Jamison, PA; grandchildren, William Sausker, Timothy Fleming, Ashley Sausker, and Alexandra Sausker; sister-in-laws Joann Hampton and Kathy Hampton; as well as one niece and numerous nephews.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Gene Hampton, Richard Hampton, and Paul Hampton; and nephew, Eric Hampton.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Nathan Aaseng officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel and one hour prior to the services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be at Charlotte Cemetery in Glen Haven, Wisconsin at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.