In Memory

Glenn L Lembke - Class Of 1923

Glenn L Lembke

Glenn Lembke

September 12, 1904 - November 30, 1990


Lembke Northeast trustee, AF adviser Dr. Glenn L. Lembke was an educational adviser for the Air Force for 20 years.

Dr. Glenn L. Lembke, an educational consultant for the Air Force for 20 years, loved teaching and was a board trustee for the Northeast School District.

As a lifelong educator, Lembke taught at the graduate level at various colleges and universities. He also was a Sunday school teacher for 18 years at the Alamo Heights United Methodist Church.

"He was dedicated to his family, to education and to his church," said his daughter, Carol Jenkins of San Antonio. "Education was his vocation and his church was his avocation."

Lembke died Friday in a local nursing home. He was 86. California native Born in Los Angeles in 1904, Lembke graduated from high school in South Pasadena, California.

He received bachelor's and master's degrees in education at Occidental College in Los Angeles and a doctor's degree in education from New York University. He married in 1930 in Syracuse, New York.

After earning his doctorate, Lembke began teaching at the graduate level at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, California. He also was a counselor at Pasadena City College. Lembke later taught at the University of Southern California. and moved to Maryland to become dean of education at Maryland State Teacher's College.

Lembke went to Philadelphia in 1944 to work as editor-in-chief of the educational division of the John C. Winston Publishing Co., a textbook publisher. He worked there four years.

He came to San Antonio in 1949 as director of education at the school of aviation medicine at Randolph AFB, now the Aerospace Medical Division at Brooks AFB.

He also was educational adviser to the commandant at Brooks AFB.

Lembke retired from working with the Air Force in 1969 after 20 years of service. SMU consultant He later became a consultant for a student ministry internship program at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. He retired there after three years.

Lembke continued to teach Sunday school at Alamo Heights United Methodist Church.

He was on the board of trustees for the Northeast School District for three years.

Survivors include another daughter, Patricia Hardwick of Barstow, California; a sister, Alice Cojerean of Wildomar, California; six grandchildren, and seven great- grandchildren.

San Antonio Express News, December 3, 1990