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Services Wednesday for Gloria J. Rector, age 92

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Gloria Jean Rector, age 92 of Chesterton, passed away on July 28, 2017, at Avalon Springs Health Campus.

She was born on May 28, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Samuel and Gladys Sisler, both of whom preceded her in death.

On May 18, 1946, in Baltimore, MD, she married Walter L. Rector, who preceded her in death in 2011.

Gloria is survived by her sons, Brian M. (Louisa) Rector of Saratoga, CA and Keith L. (Barbara) Rector of Indianapolis, IN; her grandchildren: Erick Rector, of Los Gatos, CA, and Daniel Rector, of Denver, CO; her brother, Wendall, Sisler of Manchester, MD; and her sister, Shirley Reigner, of Ellicott City, MD.

Gloria was a member of the Chesterton United Methodist Church and was also the director of the Chesterton Art Gallery for many years. She was also a member of “Friends of Art” at Valparaiso University, becoming a docent.

Gloria is also preceded in death by her brothers Bill Sisler and Sam Sisler, and by her sister, Diane Rinker.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the Chesterton United Methodist Church, 434 South Second Street, Chesterton, with Pastor Shannon Stringer and Pastor Terry Rhine officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Chesterton United Methodist Church, 434 South Second Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 or to the Chesterton Art Center, 115 South Fourth Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304.


Posted 7/31/2017





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