CHAFFEE -- Tyler Joseph Glaus, 18, died May 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center from injuries sustained in a work-related tractor accident.
He was born Oct. 9, 1987 at Cape Girardeau, son of Stacey Gerard and Carla Ann Berghoff Glaus.
Tyler was a senior at Notre Dame Regional High School and attended the automotive technology class at the Career and Technology Center where he was a member of Skills USA-VICA. He was an honor student all through high school. Tyler was just recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. His plans were to attend Southeast Missouri State University in the fall, majoring in polytechnics. Tyler was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish with his dad, uncles and cousins. He enjoyed working on cars and small engines and was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso. Tyler was a joy to be with and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his parents; a sister, Alecia Glaus of the home; his girlfriend, Stephanie Kern of Chaffee; maternal grandparents, Leo and Hilda Berghoff of Kelso; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Glaus of Chaffee; maternal great-grandmother, Lorena Berghoff of Scott City, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Lary Glaus.
The resurrection Mass for Tyler was held at 10 a.m. today at Notre Dame Regional High School gymnasium with the Rev. Oliver Clavin as the celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery in Kelso.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City was in charge of arrangements.
may be made to
Tyler Glaus Scholarship Fund at Notre Dame
265 Notre Dame Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701