Glen Robert Cauffman, 74, of Millerstown, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at UPMC Pinnacle Health Hospital in Harrisburg.
He was born on October 2, 1947, in Harrisburg, a son of the late Robert and Ardella (Gelnett) Cauffman.Glen was a graduate of Greenwood High School and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Penn State University. He established the agricultural education program at Greenwood High and supported the Greenwood FFA.
He retired from Penn State University after 25 years as Manager of Farm Operations and Facilities in 2011. Glen most recently raised Angora goats and developed a mohair accessory and yarn business, Pure American Naturals. Glen spent his life being an innovative farmer.
He was an active member and officer of many agricultural organizations, including the Mid-Atlantic Master Farmers Association and the Perry County Farm Bureau. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Millerstown.
His passions in life were farming, education and research, and conservation. He also enjoyed woodworking, beekeeping, and driving horses.
Glen is survived by his three sons, Todd J. Cauffman, Mark E. Cauffman, and Eric M. Cauffman, all of Millerstown; one granddaughter Sydney Cauffman; one grandson Ethan Rumfelt; one brother Dean Cauffman; and his companion, Judith M. Shoemaker.
He is preceded by his parents; one daughter Roberta Jo (Cauffman) Rumfelt; a brother Earl Cauffman; and a nephew Travis Cauffman.
Services have not been finalized.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 606 N. Front Street, Liverpool, has been entrusted with the arrangements.