Gloria Jean Wilson, 58, of Hazleton passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00pm on Sunday January 17, 2016 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Monday January 18, 2016 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Olsen officiating. Inurnment will be in the St. Patrick Cemetery in Winthrop, Iowa at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Gloria was born September 15, 1957 in Manchester, Iowa, the daughter of Eugene and Virginia (Johnson) Wilson. She graduated from the East Buchanan High School in 1975. She grew up in the area and worked for Amoco Foam, Iowa Ham, John Deere, ABC Redemption and Oelwein Dairy Queen. Gloria enjoyed her work, especially her work with Bob, also her pets, family and mostly her grandson, Terrance. She touched a lot of lives in many ways and will be missed by all.
Left to celebrate Gloria’s life is her daughter, Beth (Jeremy) Wood, son Terrance (T.J.) O'Loughlin, grandson, Terrance and her spouse, Bob Bennett, all of Hazleton, Iowa; a sister, Susanne (Joe) Kalishek of New Hampton and a brother, Patrick (Marsha) Wilson of Prairie du Chien. She was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Wilson and her parents, Eugene and Virginia.