Gloria A. Schulz, 75, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri.
Family will meet with friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Private family inurnment Ruhamah Cemetery, Rantoul. The family suggests memorial contributions to Franklin County Cancer Foundation or Prairie Paws Animal Shelter c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Gloria’s Tribute Wall at www.dengelmortuary.com.
Gloria was born Feb. 10, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John and Alta (Lacy) McDaniel.
She lived in Rantoul from 1960 to 1964 moving to Ottawa where she lived from 1964 to 1995. In 1995, Gloria moved to Princeton where she made her home until her death. She attended Ottawa High School.
Gloria was united in marriage to Roy E. Schulz on Sept. 18, 1959, in Junction City, Kansas. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2018.
She also was preceded in death by her parents, John and Alta McDaniel; brother, John McDaniel, Jr., and sisters, Juanita Schulz and Cora “Snookie” McDaniel.
Survivors include children, Juanita Worthington and husband, Gary, of Marshall, Texas; Ethel Ball and husband, Marshall, of Ottawa; and Roy Schulz, Jr., of Princeton; nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gloria was a devoted wife and mother. She was employed with Franklin Savings as a cashier. Gloria also worked as a sales clerk for JC Penney’s, Sears, Walmart and Briscoe Pharmacy, retiring in Jan. 2010.
She was a member of the Princeton United Methodist Church and Aerie Lodge 2700, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary of Ottawa.
Gloria loved spending time with her great grandbabies, bowling with the Eagles Auxiliary, painting, making jewelry, and working in her flower gardens.