Kenneth Woerner McGlashan, 79, of Indianapolis, Indiana died on August 29, 2003.
Ken was many different people in his life. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, and raised on a farm in Nebraska, Ken served in the US Navy during WW II as an Electronic Technician's Mate 3rd class. His outstanding Electrical Engineering career spanned the advent and development of color television, and he is renowned for his patented designs of the color deflection-yoke, a revolutionary TV component of the time. He retired in 1991 from Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc.
He traveled extensively in retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved camping, fishing and hunting. He was an enthusiastic square dancer and bridge player.
Ken is survived by his wife Margaret; son Ken (Sherry), daughters Marilynn, Linda (Ian), Betty-Jean, and Lisa; his sister Lois; and grandchildren Paul (Angela), Douglas and Charlene. The extended family includes his stepchildren Randy (Carla), Douglas (Diana), and Michael and step-grandchildren Andrea, Jonathan, Nicholas, Benjamin, Justin, Dawn, and Valerie.
Services were held on September 2nd, 2003, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Indianapolis, IN. Viewing at St. Matthew, immediately followed by the funeral mass. Inurnment took place at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Benjamin Harrison YMCA of Indianapolis or the American Heart Association.