September 17, 1932 – July 20, 2018

Glenda Faye Fehrenbacher, 85, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 4:45 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton, Illinois.

Funeral services celebrating Glenda’s life will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota, Illinois. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, July 23, 2018, at the funeral home. In loving memory of Glenda, memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Home 949 County Road 1300 N Carmi, Illinois 62821. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at

Glenda was born on September 17, 1932, in Newton, Illinois, the daughter of John Scott and Opal (Spelbring) Scott. She married Glenn Fehrenbacher on November 13, 1950, in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and he survives. Glenda worked Newton IGA and worked as a cook at Newton Rest Haven.

Glenda was a member of the Bogota Baptist Church. She enjoyed doing crafts, shopping and spending time with her family.

Glenda is survived by her husband of 67 years, Glenn Fehrenbacher of Newton; children, Lana (Merle) Royse of Olney, Brenda (James) Robinson of Newton, Jeff (Linda) Fehrenbacher of Newton, and Penny (James) Carman of Oblong; grandchildren, Derek (Marla) Royse, Leslie (Austin) Calico, Chris Hasler (friend Red), Michael (Allison) Hasler, Sonja (Heather) Heinzel, Lindsay (Scott) Burton, Stacey Stephens, Jesse (Kaitlin) Stephens, Cody (Jamie) Carman; several step grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several step great-grandchildren; three great, great-grandchildren and several step, great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Glenda was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Lance Hasler, brothers John and Donavan Scott and a sister Marcella Tracey.