Gloria Jean Elder

CANFIELD – Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Gloria Jean Elder, 71 of Beloit who died Friday afternoon at Aultman Hospital, Canton.

Gloria was born March 9, 1942 in Salem, a daughter of the late Rolland and Margaret Bratt Sprowl. She was a stay-at-home mother until her children were grown and then worked as a nurses aide for Hutton Nursing Home in Salem and Copeland Oaks in Sebring. She was a member of the Holly Rebekah Lodge #747 of Sebring. Gloria enjoyed playing bingo and various crafts.

She leaves her husband, James L. Elder, whom she married Nov. 9, 1958; a daughter, Darla Grace (Richard) Wagner of Macedonia; two sons, Dale E. (Denise) Elder of Salem, Leonard C. (Alexandra) Elder of Tucson, Arizona; grandchildren Derek Elder, Danielle Tabor, Kirstin Elder, Jacob Sanor, Dustin Elder, James Matthew Elder, Darby Elder, Becky Wagner, John Wagner, Angela Jimenez, Reuben Jimenez, Betty Sainz, Nikki Ibarra; three sisters, Peggy Knestrick of Hanoverton, Delores Rance and Jackie Pirone; and one brother, John Sprowl, all of Salem.

Besides her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by two sisters, Connie Woolf, Dorothy Wickersham; and one brother, Rolland Sprowl.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.

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