Gloria Mae (Faskell) Anderson, age 81, of Waupaca, went home to her Father in heaven on Friday, April 12, 2013.
She was surrounded by her family at Bethany Home in Waupaca.
Gloria was born March 14, 1932 in Royalton, WI, the daughter of Bernard and Eva (Paronto) Faskell. She married Everett Anderson and they had seven children, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Gloria loved to make people laugh and was always full of joy. She enjoyed dancing, singing, playing guitar, and spending her winters in Texas. Mom met the love of her life, our dad “Red”, while roller skating. They spent 61 years together farming, traveling, camping, and raising their children.
She is survived by her children: Geralyn Anderson (special friend Lonny Grosskreutz), Mark (Dawn) Anderson, Jane Anderson (fiance Corey Joch), and Rhonda (Dave) Anderson Steinke; grandchildren: Stephanie (Jason) Thoe, Joe Anderson, Amy Anderson, Tiffany Anderson, and Chase Glodowski; step-grandchildren: Dan Steinke and Krysta Steinke; great-grandchildren: Kaden Thoe, Brooklyn Thoe and Jaxon Anderson. Gloria is also survived by her brother, John (Liz) Faskell; two sisters: Mary (Henry “Ed”) Smith and Debbie (Steve) Schmick; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; sons, Robert and Joe; daughter, Marybeth Anderson; brothers, Jim and Bill Faskell; and sisters, Sally Stillman and Eileen Stern.
The funeral Mass will be held Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, with Fr. Amalraj Roche officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.