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Glenn F. Alt-house, 64, of Michelle Court, a retired chemical engineer, died Wednesday (Dec. 24, 1997) in Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, after a two-year illness.

Althouse was born in North Robinson, Ohio, and graduated from high school there. He attended Ohio State University, where he earned bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering.

Althouse worked 30 years for Union Carbide Corp. -- in South Charleston, W.Va., for 18 years and at the corporate headquarters, first in New York City and later in Danbury, Conn., for 12 years.

During that time, he lived in New Canaan, Conn.

He retired from Union Carbide in 1986 and moved to Lewiston the next year. He worked for Niacet Corp. in Niagara Falls until retiring in 1995.

Althouse was a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

He also was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston and a former member of Niagara Falls Country Club.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, the former Ruth Knell; three sons, Douglas G. of Roanoke, Va., David W. of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and Daniel J. of Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter, Denise Harkins of Jacksonville, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.


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