Glen Hollenbeck Family to be Honored

The Glen and Yvonne Hollenbeck family of Clearfield will be honored at the 29th annual Casey Tibbs Foundation tribute dinner on Nov. 3.

The Hollenbecks will be honored as the ranch cowboy family.

Glen’s grandfather Earl, produced some of the first rodeos in the Sandhills of Nebraska, circling Model T’s and wagons around to create an arena.

Glen become one of the top pick up men in the country and trained and mentored others such as Steve Sutton. He was the 1960 world champion calf roper.

Yvonne was a professional rodeo organist and secretary for many rodeos, sometimes handed both duties at the same rodeo.

At the age of 40, Glen won the championship calf roping in 1982, against much younger competitors. He won the U.S. Calf Roping Association championship in his age division in 2008. In 2017, at the tender age of 75, he won the senior pro association world championship.

Sons Shawn and Jay excelled in calf roping and other family members actively participate in rodeo.

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