Cleo Glime

FENCE, Wis. – Cleo M. Glime, 84, of Fence, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis.

Cleo was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Lena, Wis., daughter of the late Herbert and Verna (Bonnes) Pies. She grew up in Lena and graduated from Lena High School.

Cleo married Julius Glime on Oct. 9, 1947, in Lena. Shortly after being married, they moved to Florence, Wis. where they resided until 1998 when they moved to Fence.

She enjoyed many hobbies, including playing cards (especially smear), baking, swimming, carpentry work, and even enjoyed driving a logging truck in the early 60s. Her most treasured times were spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cleo is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Julius; four sons, Mike (Jacqie) Glime of Florence, Pat (Sue) Glime of Aurora, Wis., Bill Glime of Kingsford, and Jim Panek of Chico, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Jay (Lori), Lance (Sue), Travis (Kari), John (Sara), Mike (Debbie), Tiffany (Derrek), Nathan (Stephanie), Luke and Ashley; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Cleo was preceded in death by one sister, Carolla Jarvey.

Private family visitation and services were held.

Burial will be in the Fence Cemetery.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Cleo or leave a condolence to her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence to honor Cleo’s legacy of life.