Gloria (Sanchez) Romer, the daughter of Frank T. and Consuelo (Vasquez) Sanchez, was born on December 18, 1947 in Grand Island, Nebraska. Gloria entered eternal rest on November 17, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of sixty-eight years, ten months, and thirty days.
Gloria attended school in Grand Island and later received her G.E.D. On March 18, 1967 she married Kenneth Romer at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, South Dakota. Gloria then moved to Corning, Iowa where she was a homemaker while her children were young. She then worked for Breadeaux Pizza until 1992, Heinz Patient Lift until 2001, local ASCS, and various other jobs until her retirement.
Gloria enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and quilting. She loved going on family vacations especially Colorado, and time spent preparing and having holiday meals. The biggest enjoyment in Gloria’s life was her grandchildren, and all their activities.
Left to mourn Gloria’s passing is her loving husband, Kenneth of Corning, Iowa; daughter, Michelle (Burton) Roberts of Corning; sons, Jack and Brent Romer of Corning, Iowa; Grandchildren: Kendra, Kiara, and Ayden; sister, Theresa (Abe) Esquitin of Grand Island, Nebraska; sister, Linda (Gary) Kelly of Whitewright, Texas; brother, Frank Sanchez, Jr. of Grand Island, Nebraska; brother, Ruben (Sonya) Sanchez of Grand Island, Nebraska; sister, Veronica (Bill) Burks of Grand Island, Nebraska; sister, Lori Livingston of Grand Island, Nebraska; mother-in-law, Neta Romer of Corning, Iowa; sisters-in-law: Reta (Gary) Ditsworth of Panora, Iowa and Kathy (Arch) Roberts of Ackworth, Iowa and many other relatives and friends.
Preceding Gloria in death were her parents; sister, Rita; and father-in-law, Harold Romer.