Obituaries for Aug. 13, 2012

By Observer Upload August 13, 2012 12:32 pm

Glenna Lee Hug




Glenna Lee Hug, 65, of Elgin, died at her residence on Thursday, Aug. 9. At Glenna’s request, there will be no services.

 Glenna was born May 3, 1947, in Plains, Mont. She was raised by her parents, Tom V. Mills and Helen Minemyer Mills. She spent her childhood in Portland, graduating from David Douglas High School. She enrolled in a school for truck driver training in Eugene and received her CDL giving her the opportunity to be a bus driver in Portland for 10 years. She received many safe driver awards during her time with the school district.

 Glenna enjoyed arts and crafts and slot machines. But her greatest joy was home and family. She would say that her greatest achievements were her children. She was a member of the Island City T.O.P.S.

Surviving Glenna are her husband, Gary; two children and their spouses, Melissa and Lee Ehrman of Winston; Michael and Delynn Bute of Myrtle Creek; sister Rose Malinowski and her husband Richard of Portland; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and 5 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Helen Mills, and her sister and brother-in-law Peggy and Joe Hendon.

 Memorial donations may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Society in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande OR 97850. Online condolences to the family may be made at