Glen Harding, 73, of Clayton, Idaho, passed away Aug. 15, 2009, at his home at Sullivan Springs following a bout with cancer.
Glen was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Jerome, Idaho, to Carl and Anna (Kulm) Harding. He attended school in Jerome and graduated from Jerome High School in 1953. He moved to Sun Valley and worked there until joining the Army for several years. After an honorable discharge he returned to Sun Valley.
Glen owned and operated Harding's Trail Inn on Main Street in Ketchum for several years and later ran several motels at Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
He married Kathleen Doering on Jan. 1, 1958, at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley, and to this union five children were born: Bill, Anne Shannon, Mary Kathleen, Gene and Pat.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen of Clayton; five children, Bill and Diane Harding of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Anne Shannon and Don Boesiger of Boise, Idaho, Mary Kate Claycomb of Hanford, Calif., Gene Harding of Boise and Pat Harding of Clayton; nine grandchildren, Johanna and Sabrina Harding of Idaho Falls, McKenna and Garrett Boesiger of Boise, Meghan and Bridget Claycomb of Hanford, Calif., and Courtney, Kate and Harry Harding of Boise; one sister, Shirley Wagner of Leadville, Colo.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harold and Harvey Harding; and one sister, Thelma Kramer.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in the Sullivan Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Jones & Casey Funeral Home of Challis, Idaho.