Marion Uptmore Glass

June 19, 1927January 22, 2021

Marian (Uptmor) Glass, age 93, went to meet her heavenly Father on Friday, January 22, 2021.

A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00a.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Tours, TX. Burial will follow, alongside her husband J. T. Glass, at St. Martin’s Cemetery.

Marian was the second of seven children born to Benjamin and Josephine (Schroeder) Uptmor in the community of Tours on June 19,1927. After graduating from West High School, she moved to Dallas to attend business school, after which she worked as a bookkeeper for Sears Roebuck. On April 23, 1949, she married Navy Veteran J. T. Glass with whom she spent 68 happy years and raised three daughters. J.T.and Marian spent time in Dallas and Lake Charles before moving to Austin in 1964, where they lived together until J. T. passed on August 18, 2017. Marian and her family were members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. There she volunteered at Sacred Heart Elementary where her daughters also attended school. She served as an Election Judge in Travis County for over 50 years. Marian was an avid bridge player, making many friends in her bridge groups over the years.

Marian was also preceded in death by her daughter, Dr. Janice Glass Mouser; brothers, Benjamin and Gregory Uptmor; and sister, Rosalie Uptmor and Angeline Land.

She is survived by her daughters, Dianne Glass and Brenda Adams(Mike); grandchildren, Dr. Sarah Mouser Fry(Clint), Dr. Benjamin Mouser, Mary Mouser Flury(William), Jessica Keas(Jason), Jenny Morgan(Keith), Shannon Adams Kaltenbach(Shawn) and Nathaniel Adams; great-grandchildren, Colton and Caleb Fry, Brooklyn Onkst, K.J. and Jadyn Morgan and Emma and Ally Keas; a sister, Alma Enlow; a brother, Kenneth Uptmor and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers from Halcyon Home Health, particularly Brenda Hill, Tanya Williams, Toni Costley,Morolake Adetiloye and Yveline Destin, as well as the friends and neighbors who supported and care for Marian.


  • Memorial Mass

    Saturday, April 17, 2021


Marion Uptmore Glass

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Theresa Kengle

January 30, 2021

i am so sorry to hear of her passing