Pharos-Tribune

May 3, 2013

Virginia L. ‘Ginny’ Gloser


LOGANSPORT — Virginia L. “Ginny” Gloser, 82, Logansport, passed away at 1:18 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in St. Vincent Hospital, following a brief illness.

Born Oct. 20, 1930, in Logansport, Ginny was the youngest of seven children born to the late Leroy E. and Odessa N. Shadel Keplinger.

On May 24, 1953, in Logansport, Ginny was married to Kenneth Gloser, who preceded her in death in Oct. 28, 1998.

Despite growing up in the midst of the Great Depression, Ginny lived a rich and rewarding life focused on her husband, three children and their families. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Ginny is survived by her children, Joy Taff, Logansport; David “Mike” Gloser, Winamac; and John Gloser, Anoka; along with her grandchildren, Angela (Rod) Westfall, Iowa City; Russell (Olivia) Taff, Winamac; Jennifer (David) Rogers, Rochester; Heather (Brandon), Kokomo; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are a sister, India Jobelman, Portland, Ore.; twin brothers, Fred and Ted Keplinger, Logansport; and many nieces and nephews.

She is also survived by her longtime friend and cherished companion, Bernard “Bud” Stocks.

Preceding her in death were a grandchild, Christie Taff; brother, Slate Keplinger; sisters, Rose Bowen and Elizabeth McKeever; and niece, Susan Sater.

Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Monday  at Kroeger Funeral Home, where the service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Reverend Ken Smith will officiate.

Following the service, Ginny will be buried next to her husband in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County Humane Society, 700 Water Street, Logansport, IN 46947.

Condolences may be left online at www.kroegerfuneral home.com.

 

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