Gloria Sailer, 75 of Bowman, ND, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her home in Bowman.
Memorial Services for Gloria will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Rhame. Intern Karen Langemo will officiate the services.
Gloria Jean Elizabeth Martz was born on December 5, 1942 to John and Elsie (Nagel) Martz. She grew up in Hebron and attended school there graduating as valedictorian in 1960. As a child she loved spending time at her Grandma Nagel’s farm and has many fond childhood memories of shenanigans with her friends during high school.
She married Lawrence Sailer and from this union their son Curtis and daughter Laurie were born. The family moved to Rhame in 1967. Gloria worked as secretary for the Rhame School. She went back to college and was very proud of earning her degree in Accounting with a 4.00 as an older than average student. Gloria moved to Bowman and worked for Bowman Sales and Service until she retired at the age of 72.
Gloria enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. The grandkids always requested her dumplings when they visited. She loved to read books and do any kind of puzzles. She also loved cats!! She took in lots of strays and always found comfort having them around. She enjoyed shopping, lunch and coffee dates with her friends. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Lawrence Sailer, and her sister-in-law Lois Martz.
Gloria is survived by her brother Jim Martz, son Curt (Melinda) Sailer, Daughter Laurie (Rob) Braaten, 5 Grandchildren Ryan (Eva) Sailer, Katie (Nick) Sauve, Dylan (Abby) Braaten, Brady Braaten, and Cody (Hannah Randklev) Braaten. 10 Great Grandchildren: Leslie, Avrie, and Haleigh Sailer, Jarett, Vaughn, Donovan, and Maddox Sauve, Willow and Boone Braaten, and Piper Braaten.
Memorials Suggested to the Bowman Pubic Library.
Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services of Bowman in charge of the arrangements.