Glen Edward Hague, 87, of Indianapolis, passed away on Jan. 23, 2020.
He was born Sept. 15, 1932 to Helen and Girstle Hague of Broad Ripple.
Mr. Hague was a 1951 graduate of Broad Ripple High School, and also attended Butler University. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He loved anything with an engine including cars, boats, Cushman motor scooters, amphi cats and motorcycles.
At the age of 13 he began his lifelong career in the car business when he started sweeping floors at Hoster Roberts Ford in Broad Ripple. Mr. Hague joined Don Hinds Ford in Noblesville in 1956 and went on to become one of the top Ford salesmen in the country, receiving many awards and honors. He also began collecting classic Ford cars in the 1960’s and spent innumerable hours pursuing their acquisition and restoration.
Mr. Hague loved telling stories about how and where he found the cars, becoming a recognized expert in the field. He also loved to relax at the family home and on the water at Lake Wawasee.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Marlene; children, Karen Hague of Ann Arbor, MI, Mary (Joe) D’Onofrio of Glen Rock, NJ, Nanci (Todd) Browne, Ronna (Daryl) Rice and Tracie (Joe) Kern all of Indianapolis; his brother, John D. Hague of Broad Ripple. 15 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and in 2015 by his son, Glen Edward (Betsy) Hague Jr.
Private family services were held. Arrangements were entrusted to Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel.
Online condolences at: www.leppertmortuary.com