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Gloria J. German, 74, of Alpha, IL died Monday, March 19, 2018 at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis, IL.. Services are 10:00 a.m. Friday March 23, 2018 at the Alpha United Methodist Church. The family requests you wear colorful clothing. Burial is in the Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha where memorials may be left to Alpha United Methodist Church or Illini Restorative Care. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born August 17, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Earl and Beth Bryant Wagher. She graduated from Rova High School in 1961. Gloria was united in marriage to Sheldon German July 15, 1961 in Oneida, IL.
Gloria was a homemaker and member of the Alpha United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed sewing, gardening, crafts, baking, playing bingo and skipbo.
Survivors include her husband, Sheldon; three daughters: Barbara (Thomas) Kane of Silvis, IL; Melissa (Larry) Bard of Erie, IL; Monica (Kimberlee) Ledezma of Silvis, IL; 5 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister: Virginia (Dennis) Elam of Manito, IL; several nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Alpha United Methodist Church
211 N. Scandia Street, Alpha IL 61413
Ilini Restorative Care
1455 Hospital Road, Silvis IL 61282