Gloria Ann Thwaits

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Gloria Ann Thwaits

May 05, 1931 - January 17, 2019

Gloria Ann Thwaits Gloria Ann Thwaits, 87, Goshen, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Goshen Hospital. She had been in declining health.
Gloria was born May 21, 1931, in Elkhart, to Paul and Nellie Fay (Iffert) Palmer.
She married Robert Thwaits July 2, 1952, in Goshen. He died April 12, 1998.
Surviving is a daughter, Jeanette Cross of Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Robert; and son-in-law, Jack Cross.
Gloria was owner/operator of Jeanette's Bridal, Goshen, with her daughter. She was a service clerk at Walgreen's in Goshen and Elkhart. Gloria was part owner, with her husband, of Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier.
She loved to bowl and was inducted into the Maple City Bowling Hall of Fame.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Pastor Lenny Krebs will officiate.
Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial donations may be directed to Goshen Hospice.
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Published on January 18, 2019
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Monday January 21, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home

311 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana, USA

Funeral service

Tuesday January 22, 2019

11:00 AM

Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home

311 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana, USA


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Marv Bontrager
Jan 20, 2019
So sorry to hear about Gloria, very sorry we will be out of town and won't be able to come to th ed viewing. Out thoughts and prayers are with you.