Jean M. Gluch

Jean Marie Gluch, age 72 of Adrian, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at her home. She was born on September 2, 1946 in Tecumseh, the daughter of the late Lyle Keith and Ruby May (Easton) Harvey. While attending Ferris State as an art student she met her future husband and love of her life, Bob Gluch. She and Bob married on September 14, 1968.  He preceded her in death on September 24, 2013.

Jean was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Adrian. A devout Catholic for over 40 years, she read her Bible every morning. She worked alongside her husband at Culligan Water Conditioning in Adrian.  Jean and Bob loved restoring old homes, completing nine full rehabs together. Her passion was caring and tending to the current family home.  She was a fantastic artist working with many mediums. Jean was selfless and generous of her time and labor to family and friends. Her greatest love came from being a mother and a grandmother to Kraig and Cameron.

Jean is survived by three sons, Joel (Crystal) Gluch of Ann Arbor, John Gluch of Adrian and Robert Gluch and fiancé Felicia Lopez of Ypsilanti; one daughter, Gabriel Cole and fiancé Noah Cruz of Adrian; two brothers, Doug Harvey of Brooklyn and James Harvey of Adrian; two sisters, Merribelle Richardson of Adrian and Joan Harvey of San Diego, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Kraig and Cameron Cole. In addition to her parents and husband Bob, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ron and Russ Harvey.

Visitation was held on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes where a vigil prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. The funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Adrian. Visitation was at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the mass. Burial was in Ridgeway Cemetery, Tecumseh. Contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church. Condolences may be offered to the family at


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