A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames. The Adams Funeral Home in Ames was in charge of the arrangements.
Gloria Jean Renz was born in Storm Lake June 26, 1947, the daughter of Robert J. and Betty L. (Jacobson) Moritz.
She was a homemaker and loved reading, singing, dancing and watching movies. She especially loved her grandchildren.
Gloria is survived by her father, Robert Moritz, Boone; her children, Justin (Erin) Renz of Spanish Fork, Utah; Amanda (Shawn) McGrath of Heinzville, Ga.; and Stacie (Carlos) Sanchez of Fountain, Colo.; five grandchildren; and her sister Anita (Allen) Schultz) of Algona.
She was preceded in death by her mother.