Township clerk retires after 40 years of service

March 27, 2024

‘She would like to thank everyone for making her time here seem like minutes instead of years.’

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township Clerk Marilyn Glover is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service, and township officials are preparing a celebration to honor her.

“It is with a heavy heart that the Shelby Township Board announces the retirement of our long-term Clerk Marilyn Glover,” states a press release from the township.

“Marilyn’s work in the community has spanned four decades — first as deputy clerk for Robert Pochyla, then as clerk and at the same time, maintaining order at the township cemeteries. There are numerous examples of Marilyn’s commitment to our small community, and she has vowed to stay connected throughout her retirement.

“The Shelby Township Board is truly blessed to have worked with Marilyn, and we will remain forever grateful. Marilyn has enjoyed working with the residents of Shelby Township and would like to thank everyone for making her time here seem like minutes instead of years. She is looking forward to spending her newfound time visiting with friends, her great-grandchildren and of course her husband Bill.”

Cathy Anderson was appointed with a unanimous vote by the township board to fill the clerk position. “Cathy was the natural choice as she served as deputy clerk working under Marilyn.”

An open house to celebrate and honor Marilyn is set for Wednesday, April 10, from 2-4 p.m. at the Shelby Township Office.



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