Glory Lynne Livingston

Glory Lynne Livingston, 70, of Ottawa, Kansas, peacefully passed away at her home with family and friends by her side Aug. 8, 2020.

Visitation (mask required) will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kansas. Graveside service (mask optional) will be 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope House, Ottawa, KS. Condolences may be left at

Glory was born June 1, 1950, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Lawrence (Larry) and Gloria (Waltermire) Sather. Glory and her family relocated to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1957 where she attended school, graduating from John F. Kennedy High School in 1968.

Glory and David met as members of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  They were married Dec. 5, 1970, in Cedar Rapids and shared 40 years of marriage together. Dave and Glory had two sons, Brandon and Brian. While married they lived in Marshalltown, Iowa, Shawnee, Kansas, Gardner, Kansas, Wellsville, Kansas, and she recently relocated to Ottawa, Kansas, to be closer to family.

Glory had a love for life and especially enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, horses, and dogs. She was active in multiple saddle clubs, horse circuits, and barrel racing associations including KSHSC, KBRA, and NBHA. Glory was a talented baker and cake decorator- having made hundreds of unique cakes including a life-sized pedal car cake. She and Dave loved to entertain in their home and always had great meals and loads of fun with friends and family.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her (5) grandchildren.

Glory was preceded in death by her parents, Larry and Gloria Sather; infant sister, Sally, and husband, David.

Glory is survived by her sons, Brandon Livingston and wife, Amy; Brian Livingston and wife, Erica; five grandchildren, Nathan, Erin, Bradley, Emily, and Ethan Livingston, all of Ottawa, Kansas; and sister, April (Barton) and husband, Alan of Wichita, Kansas.

Posted online on August 10, 2020