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Karl Glander

June 26, 1932 — August 1, 2023

Karl William Glander, of Greenwood, IN died Tuesday August 1, 2023, he was 91. Born June 26, 1932, in Riverside, NJ., the son of Karl and Elizabeth Glander. He moved with his parents and brother, Donald, to Indianapolis in 1949. He received his B.S. degree from Butler Univ in 1953, DDS from IU School of Dentistry in 1956. While attending dental school he met the love of his life, Evelyne Werz (Evie), an x-ray tech student at the IU Medical Center. They married March 10, 1956, followed by 2 years in the US Air Force Dental Service. He earned his MSD in orthodontics at Fairleigh Dickinson Univ in 1964. He was a part time instructor in orthodontics at the IU School of Dentistry from 1965-1968. He practiced with his son Skip for 20 yrs.

Dr. Glander is survived by his brother, Don, 4 children and 8 grandchildren. Surviving children are, Dr. Karl "Skip" Glander II (Colleen), Laura Seoane (Peter), Dr. David Glander (Karen), and Steven Glander (Debbie). Grandchildren are Austin Glander (Katie), Sarah Glander, John "Jack" Glander, Nicholas "Nick" Seoane, Grant Glander, Daley Glander, D.J. Glander, and Lea Glander. His wife Evelyne preceded him in death on October 5th, 2019.

Fly fishing and environmental activism were especially close to his heart, 2nd only to his close family relationships. In 2003 he was presented the Sagamore of the Wabash Award. He founded the Indianapolis Fly Casters, Friends of the White River, and co-founded Project Healing Waters Indy. He fished world-wide. His favorite fishing companions were his children and grandchildren and a few close fly fishing friends. He was a board member for many yrs at Happy Hollow Children's Camp. He loved music, mystery novels, limericks, and hand-written letters. He was a member of Southport Presbyterian Church for over 50 years, 4 years as a Deacon.

Visitation will be Saturday August 12, 2023 9:30am - noon at Southport Presbyterian Church, Toney Chapel. Memorial service at noon.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Project Healing Waters - https://projecthealingwaters.org/donate/  - OR Friends of White River - https://friendsofwhiteriver.org/join/

 

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