ROCK FALLS – Gladys E. Schreiner, 97, of Rock Falls, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Stockton, the daughter of George and Tyrissia Evans.
Gladys was a lifelong member of First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling. She enjoyed her Sundays, whether attending church or hosting church friends for coffee and cookies. Her passions were cooking, canning, and baking, and she possessed a green thumb for gardening, especially her precious flowers.
Gladys always was a willing caregiver to family and friends, she will be missed by all.
Gladys is survived by one son, Gary of Rock Falls; three grandsons, Gregory of Colorado, Steve (Teresa) of Sterling, and Bradley (Billy Jo) of Rock Falls; great-grandchildren, Brittney Schreiner of Colorado, Brandon Schreiner of Rock Falls, Sammy Schreiner of Colorado, Ellie Schreiner of California, Melissa Schreiner of Iowa, Frankie (Miriam) Grundler of Hawaii, Susie (Mike) Horjs of Colorado, and Bud Pierce of Galesburg.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Everett Schreiner.
Visitation will be from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, and a private funeral service for Gladys’ family and friends will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling, with Pastor Jeremy McLaughlin officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling.
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Special thanks to Gaffey Hospice and Tammy Gettemy for the loving care of Gladys for the past 2 years.