Glen Arnold Mentgen died Dec. 22, 2013, at his home in Paonia. He was 74.
He was born in Sterling Dec. 29, 1938, to Louis and Hazel (Holmes) Mentgen. He spent his childhood in Sterling and Brush, graduating from Brush High School. He received a bachelor's degree from University of Colorado Boulder.
Mr. Mentgen was a retired aerospace engineer. He owned greenhouses in Boulder before working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
He moved from Boulder to Paonia in 1996.
He enjoyed gardening, cooking and the Internet.
He is survived by his children, William (Tanya) Mentgen of Indiana, Lynn (Tom) Gillespie of Paonia and Lisa (Christopher) Gordon of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Eldred (Norma) Mentgen of Dallas, Texas; and six grandchildren.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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