Gloria J. Sullivan

Monday, July 11, 2011

Gloria J. Sullivan, age 88, died July 3, 2011.

Funeral Mass will be held Monday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Gloria was born July 29, 1922, in Appleton, Minn. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Gloria was very involved in multiple, ongoing St. Vincent de Paul activities and was instrumental in the development of the Heart & Hands Organization in Andover.

She loved working in her garden, writing poems, quilting and genealogy.

Gloria was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward J. Sullivan, Sr., daughter, Kathleen, parents, Myrtle and Harry Smith and sisters, Shirley Belseth and Marilyn Boxrud.

Survivors include brother, Darrell Smith of St. Paul, Minn.; sons, Edward J. Sullivan, Jr., (Judy) of Wichita, Kan., Timothy B. Sullivan (Marcella) of Woodland Park, Colo., Michael T. Sullivan (Kathryn) of Wichita, Kan.; and daughter, Mary L. Flatt (John) of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren residing across America. A memorial has been established with St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 123 N. Andover Rd., Andover, KS, 67002.