McGlin, Joseph Jr. (Joey)
Joseph Roger McGlin was born on September 25, 1966 at Clintonville Hospital to Joseph and Marlene (Henrickson) McGlin Sr. After graduating from Clintonville High School in 1984 he entered the U.S. Army. Joey served with the 8th Infantry Division in the Gulf War during Operation Desert Storm stationed mostly in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Following active duty Joey worked at the National Guard Armories in Clintonville and Oshkosh. He was also employed at Marion Body Works as a painter for some years.
Joey liked spending time with family, especially going back home by his parents. He enjoyed taking care of his puppy, collecting movies, spoiling the nieces and nephews, and shopping with his youngest sister. Christmas was Joey’s favorite time of year and he loved buying presents for family gatherings. He was a kind and generous man that touched many lives and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Marlene McGlin Sr. of Shiocton; and three sisters, Debra (Robert) McGlin-Mauel of Appleton, Tammie (friend Troy) Miller of Wabeno, and Amy (friend Chris) McGlin of Clintonville. There are four nephews, Jason (friend Kourtney) Stoffel of Appleton, Patrick (friend Heather) Miller of Bear Creek, Mike Miller of Oshkosh, and Branden McGlin of Clintonville. There are three nieces, Leslie (Sam) Mosley of Warren, Makayla McGlin of Clintonville, and Jaiden McGlin of Clintonville. He is further survived by a great niece Amelia, a great nephew Issac, his loyal companion Sophie; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Joey was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 22nd at 11:00 AM at Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville. Chaplain Wayne Schwanke will officiate and burial will be at Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King. Military Honors will be provided at the funeral home by members of the VFW Post 664, American Legion Post 63, and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63, all of Clintonville. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the ICU doctors and nurses at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Neenah, for the compassionate care provided. We also want to thank all the staff at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, especially Deputy Commandant Tammy, for all the love and care given to Joey.