Lorene Glynn of Colorado Springs, Colorado was born in Palmer, Nebraska to Osvil Francis and Isabelle Grace (Weber) Glynn. She graduated from Palmer High School in 1953 and attended Grand Island Business School before moving to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1954.
In 1957 Lorene moved to Denver, Colorado where she attended Western Bible Institute and began her career at OCSC (Overseas Christian Service Center) later renamed Cadence International.
January 1965 Lorene boarded a Norwegian Freight Liner for Southeast Asia where she served missionary families and military personnel for 52 months. During this time, she spent 3 years in the Philippines, escorted 2 children to Vietnam, helped at Sasebo, Japan and in Thailand. Returning to Denver in 1969 she worked at OSCS office for the next 20 years and held Bible studies at Lowry Air Force Base. She was invited to the Air Force Academy in 1987 in Colorado Springs, to start a sponsor program for Prep students and teach Bible studies. In November of 2022 she was honored by Cadence for her 60 years of service.
Lorene loved the Lord, and her passion for teaching and sharing Jesus’ saving grace. She opened her home to many Cadet and Prep students over the years, filling them with encouragement, the Bible, home-baked cookies, and many meals. It would be impossible to count how many lives she has touched through her ministry.
Lorene also enjoyed music, sewing, crafts and reading. She immensely enjoyed visits from family and friends.
She is survived by siblings; Lila (Cleon) Schwarz, Roy Glynn, Jim (Joyce) Glynn, Joe (Mary Jo) Glynn, brother-in-law Larry Lunn and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Osvil and Grace Glynn, brother and sister-in-law Paul and Gloria Glynn, sister Karen (Glynn) Lunn and sister-in-law Nancy (Hansen) Glynn.
The funeral service and burial will be in Palmer, Nebraska on Saturday, February 4, 2023, visitation at 9:00 AM, First Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association or Cadence International.
Remembrances may be sent to Jacobsengreenway.com or 411 St. Paul, NE 68873.