Max Wilson Glazner

MAx Glazner008Max Wilson Glazner, 89, of Dickinson, Texas passed away October 18, 2014, in Dickinson, Texas. Max was born August 23, 1925 to Louis C. and Anna R. Glazner in El Campo, Texas. He served his country as a member of the Coast Guard during World War II. Max received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Chemistry from Southwest Texas State Teacher College. After graduating, Max taught chemistry and math at La Grange and Grand Falls, TX. He retired from Monsanto Chemical Company and Krug International at the Johnson Space Center. He was a volunteer at the 1894 Opera House, a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Dickinson Police Patrol, an active volunteer at the Space Center Houston and his church. He was also a loyal member of the DOM Coffee Group and the Monday Coffee Group.
Max was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Virgie Rae Glazner, sister, Doris Summers and brother, Robert Glazner. He is survived by his loving wife , Elaine Glazner ; daughter, Rebecca Nesmith of Houston; Step Daughter, Lana Sanders and her husband, Chris of League City; son, Dale Glazner and his wife, Kimberly of Crosby; step-son, Lonnie Smith and his wife, Diana of Atasacita; sister, Cora Anderson of Fredricksburg; brothers, Dan Glazner and his wife Lula of Victoria, and Ross Glazner and his wife, Sylvia of Pearsall; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held in his honor, Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30pm to 8:00 pm, First United Methodist Church, Dickinson, Texas. Services will be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church, Dickinson, Texas with interment following at Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, Texas. Honored to serve as pallbearers are his grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Memorial Fund at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 Rd. W, Dickinson, TX 77539.


  1. Elaine,
    Please know that you and your family are in out thoughts and prayers. Max was a wonderful man and always had such a great smile and laugh as he talked with the visitors as Space Center Houston. We feel very blessed to know Max and have the opportunity to call him our friend.
    All our love,
    Terry, Lisa & Amanda

    Lisa Roberts
  2. Elaine and family,
    Doris and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to all of you. I can truly say that Max was my favorite teacher and he has remained faithful to our class by both of you attending our reunions. He will really be missed by all of our class of 1950. May God give you the strength to carry on and be comforted by your memories of the good times you had with Max. Sincerely, Lambert Lidiak LHS Class of 1950 member.

    Lambert J. Lidiak
  3. Please accept our condolences for your loss. We enjoyed the times we spent with Max, he was so kind and caring, it was an honor to have known him. Wishing you God’s peace to bring you comfort and loving memories to hold in your hearts.

    God Bless,

    Cindy Chavana

    Cindy Chavana
  4. Sorry for our lost.

    Kenny Haught

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