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Gloria Mae Messervy

August 31, 1928 - December 15, 2009

SPRINGFIELD – Gloria Mae Messervy of Springfield, formerly of Sherman, passed to her eternal rest December 15th at St. Joseph’s Holy Family Center.

Gloria was born in Denver, Co., August 31, 1928, she was the daughter of Henry and Katherine Ells; now deceased.

Gloria graduated from Edgewater High School in Colorado and married Lou R. Messervy in 1950.

Gloria was the mother of two sons Lonnie and Rex and four grandchildren Henry, Amanda, Tylon, Cody and one great grandson.

Due to Lou’s employment they moved from Denver, Co. to Lincoln, NE, Sioux Falls S.D., Des Moines, IA and Chicago IL, before moving to Springfield in 1965, where they started their own business of which she was very active until retiring in 1999.

Gloria loved her grandchildren and was very active in helping to raise them. Gloria became Granny to all who know her in those later years.

Memorials may be made to St Joseph Holy Family Center which was home to Gloria in her last days.

Gloria did not wish to have a funeral nor any memorial service and has willed her body for medical research.

Staab Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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