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Troy Glidden
Troy Glidden is a co-owner and licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director of Glidden – Ediger Funeral home along with his brother-in-law, Ed Ediger. Troy was born and raised in McPherson and grew up in and around the funeral business. He started working in 1976 for his father, Herb Glidden who owned the funeral home and his brother-in-law who was the manager. Troy’s duties at that time was mowing the lawn and keeping the grounds in order. When he received his driver’s license he added washing the cars to his duties.

Troy graduated from McPherson High School in 1984. Troy attended and graduated from Kansas City Kansas Community College in 1988 and served his apprenticeship under the direction of Ed.

On September 30, 1989 he was united in marriage to Rhonda Peters, who was also born and raised in McPherson. Troy and Rhonda have two great sons: Jakob and Alex. Both Troy and Rhonda are active in the McPherson area and are on or have served on many boards in the community through the years.

Troy is presently a member of The Kansas Funeral Directors Association and The National Funeral Directors Association.


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