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Gloria M. Schrader
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Gloria M. Schrader age 92 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Monday morning January 22, 2018 at her home.
She was born December 7, 1925 in Solvay, New York daughter of the late Henry and Florence (Cottrell) Kinder.
Gloria resided in Sturgis since 1970 coming from Oswego, New York.
On April 2, 1971 she married Eldon Schrader in Centreville, Michigan.
Gloria was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis and longtime member of the Square Dance Club. She enjoyed baking, sewing, knitting, crocheting, mushroom hunting and dancing.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years: Eldon; one daughter: Janice Barkby and her husband Tom Specher of Mequon, Wisconsin; three sons: Ronald Barkby of Elgin, Illinois, John (Jan) Barkby of Green Bay, Wisconsin and Dennis Barkby of White Pigeon; two step-daughters: Lorrie Mangum of Austell, Georgia and Rose Marie Schrader of Dublin, Georgia; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one step-daughter: Debbie Sweet; one step- son: Eldon Schrader, Jr.; daughter-in-law: Ruth Barkby; grandson: Matthew Mangum; three sisters: Florence O’Brien, Ada Dubosh and Helen Tuttle and one brother: Gerald Kinder.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Gloria M. Schrader will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. Kurt Kuhlmann of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Burr Oak will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Sturgis Memorial Gardens in Sturgis. In lieu of flowers memorial donations would be appreciated to the Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Visitation

Thursday

25

Jan

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Visitation

Thursday

25

Jan

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Service

Friday

26

Jan

11:00 AM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details

Location

Sturgis Memorial Gardens

27751 Fawn River Road
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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