Glenn Jakeman

Obituary of Glenn Jakeman

Glenn Michael Jakeman of Yakima, WA, died May 8, 2018, at the age of 70. He was preceded in death by his parents Duella and John Jakeman, and survived by his wife Colleen, and his children Michael, Susan, David, Jared, Eli, Christal, and Steven. He is the grandfather to 23 grandchildren. Glenn worked as an electrician and hydroelectric-power-plant operator until his retirement from the Bureau of Reclamation. He was very creative and enjoyed tinkering, swimming, dancing, fishing, hunting, and board games—especially analyzing the outcome of board games played with his children. He passionately loved his family and serving his community. He will be missed by his family and friends.


A memorial will be held in his honor at the LDS Chapel located on Englewood Avenue at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 14, 2018, where he served and attended for many years.