Mr. Glashauser, 70, of 1535 Crawford Ave, was dead on arrival at 9:30
p.m., Thursday, May 1, 1986, at Mercy Hospital.
Mr. Glashauser retired as a clerk from Unkel Joe's Woodshed.
He was born June 8, 1915, in Germany, the son of Ludwig and Maria
Glashauser, and married Margaret Archer, who died June 22, 1979.
Surviving are a step-son, Richard Banks of Blairsville, and two
sisters: Martha Watson in New Jersey and Mary smith in Arizona.
Mr. Glashauser was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
He was an Army veteran of Word War II.
Mr. Glashauser was past president of the Bavarian Aid Society and
He will repose from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the T.J. Stevens Funeral
GLASHAUSER --- The
funeral of Max J. Glashauser of 1535 Crawford Ave. will be held with a
mass of Christian burial at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Catholic
Church. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. He will repose
from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the T.J. Stevens Funeral Home.
Burial record and grave marker for Max J. Glashauser in
Section 9 of Saint Mary's Cemetery, Altoona (Blair), PA
born in Gergweis, Germany immigrated to the U.S.
aboard the SS Seydlitz.
Then age 7, he sailed from Bremen, Germany with his mother and 2
siblings. The family arrived in New York, NY on 25 September 1923
after 10 days at sea.
Max enlisted in the Army
at Ft George G. Meade, MD on 3 April 1942 The early proton
of his service career, including when he joined the 508th PIR, is
unknown. On 11 July 1945 he was awarded the Good Conduct medal as
a member of Service Company.
Appears in AP War Photo
Relatives of an Altoona paratrooper now serving in Holland were
surprised and delighted to see his picture, holding a tiny Dutch girl by
the hand, on the back page of the Tribune.
The photo, taken by the Associated Press, showed a group of
American soldiers, taking a group of Dutch children, dressed in their
native costume, for a walk through the grounds of Hoensbroek Castle in
Holland. In the group, third from left, is Pvt Max Glashauser,
1535 Walton avenue, Altoona. Pvt Glashauser is grinning happily
and, holding to his hand, is a little Dutch girl. of perhaps four or
Pvt Glashauser, son of Louis Glashauser, 311 South 16th street,
made his home with uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.. John Suss, 1535 Walton
avenue. He has been in the Army four years, and overseas about a
year. He ws in Holland the last the family herd from him. He had
been employed by the P. R. R. [Pennsylvania Rail Road] before entering
He has a brother in the Navy, Louis Glashauser, seaman 3/c, at San
diego. These cousins are also in the service: SSgt Frank Albright,
now in a government hospital, at Indianapolis. He was wounded in
France. Corp. Aloysius Suss, M. P. Tonopah, Nev.; Seaman 2/c
Paul Glashauser, in the South Pacific; Pvt George Glashauser, Infantry
overseas; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Smith, and Martha Glashauser, both of
[Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), Tue, Feb 27, 1945,
LEND A HELPING HAND IN HOLLAND
American soldiers, paternally inclined perhaps, take
Dutch children, dressed in their native costume for the occasion, for a
walk through the grounds of Hoensbroek in Holland. The castle has
been converted into a home for 145 children who are cared for by nuns,
one of whom accompanies the group. [Altoona Tribune
(Altoona, PA), Mon, Feb 26, 1945, page 14]
24 January 1950 Max applied to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to
receive WWII Veterans Compensation. He was awarded a total of $500
split equally between his domestic and foreign service months.