Gloria Robinson Obituary

Gloria M. Robinson
Gloria M. Robinson
Gloria M. Robinson

January 15, 1937 - October 24, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Gloria Margaret Robinson, 68, died Monday, October 24, 2005 at Taylor House of complications from brain cancer. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2005 at Grandview Park Funeral Home, burial will be at Altoona Memorial Park Cemetery.

Gloria was born in Des Moines on January 15, 1937. She wintered in Texas and spent summers in Des Moines. She had been retired from the Drake University Meals on Wheels Program for seven years, had a unique crochet rug business featured in the Iowa State Fair Cultural Center, and went on to run a successful Avon business in Texas and Iowa.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Jack; daughters: Linda K. Shedd and Laura R. Steward of Des Moines, Susan L. (John) Hegel of Pittsburgh, KS and Sherri M. (Tom) Pankratz of Carmel, IN; grandchildren: Stephannie L. Shedd of Des Moines, Christina L. McDowell of Kansas City, MO, Joan Catherine Pankratz and Jack T. Pankratz of Carmel, IN; brother, Richard B. (Susan) Den Otter of Des Moines; two nieces and one nephew. Gloria will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, October 27, 2005
1:00 PM
Altoona Memorial Park Cemetery
Altoona, IA US
Thursday, October 27, 2005