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Elmo Glenn Kane, Sr.

Elmo Glenn Kane, Sr.


Elmo Glenn Kane, Sr., 87, of Tilden, IL; born on August 23, 1933 in Houston, IL; went to meet our lord and savior on Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL.

Elmo loved going to the Baptist Church in Tilden to hear Reverend Paul Hahn speak.   He enjoyed working on old cars and had his junk yard for many years.  He loved all animals, especially his bird Merlin and dog, Susie.  One of his favorite trips was to Branson with his wife, Betty.  They never missed the Presleys when they went.

Elmo was preceded in death by his parents – Eldon and Lula (Saal) Kane.  One brother, one sister and two stepsons.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 40 years – Betty Kane of Tilden, IL. Children – Elmo Glenn Kane, Jr. of Marissa, IL; Donnie (Cindy) Kane of Shiloh, IL; Vickie Rednour of Coulterville, IL; Diane (Jim) Warchol of Shiloh, IL; Eddie (Diane) Kane of Marissa, IL.  Stepchildren – John (Peggy) Pflasterer of Tilden, IL; Bryant Pflasterer of Millerstown, MO; Teresa Pflasterer of Marissa, IL.  One brother – Melvin (Pat) Kane of Sparta, IL.  Thirty-five grandchildren.  Thirty-three great grandchildren.  Special friends – Randy and Mindy Smith.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Visitation: Friends may call at the Tilden First Baptist Church on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral: Services will be held at the Tilden First Baptist Church on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Hahn officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. George Bailey says:

    Elmo my ole friend you will be sadly missed by friends and family.
    If you ever met Elmo one time you liked him, my heart goes out the whole family.

  2. Our deepest sympathies Betty.

    Shane and Sandy Wagner

  3. Betty, I’m so sad for you. I’ll be keeping you in my prayers.

  4. Tammy Jamison-Doyle says:

    My deepest sympathy to the Kane family. Elmo will always be remembered for many reasons. May you all find peace in your hearts and always know that Elmo will be watching over you. Rest in peace, Elmo!! ☮️🌹❤️

  5. Tim and Connie Mathis says:

    We are very sorry for your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Debra Scott says:

    Uncle Elmo, you will be missed, Say hi to Dad.
    My fondest memories are on snow days you’d hook up the old car hoods to the tractor and pull all of us around town.
    Love, your Niece, Debbie

  7. Lynne and Lori (Mavers) Schneider says:

    Our sincere condolences to the family. We are so sorry for your loss.

    • Debbie (Frech) Schwartz says:

      Sorry for your loss, I remember when we were growing up and spending time at your house, Elmo would always have things for us kids to do to keep us occupied.

  8. Jane Jetter says:

    My deepest sympathy to the family. Elmo was such a great guy, I know he will be missed!

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