Gloria J. Cooley

September 29, 1942 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 78)

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78 year old, Gloria J. Cooley, of Wheatfield, passed away January 29, 2021.

Gloria was born on September 29, 1942 to Joseph A. and Lois P. (Williams) Metcalf, in LaPorte, Indiana. She married the love of her life, Larry G. Cooley on January 4, 1957, in Knox, Indiana. Gloria loved being a housewife, being outdoors, gardening, raising chickens and turkeys. Gloria enjoyed traveling.

Gloria is survived by her loving family, husband: Larry, children: Larry (Patti) Cooley Jr., Todd Cooley, Tina (Tim) Kearney, Vonnie (Bob) Baranko, Jackie (Pat) Campbell, 5 grandchildren: Michael Cooley (Chelly), Mandi (Chad) Layman, Jessica (Ryan) Myers, Joseph (Kim) Campbell, and Megan (Zach) Goodan, and 6 great-grandchildren: Courtney, Kristen, & Kyle Layman, Liam & Olivia Myers, and Aubrey Cooley, and sister: Sheila Hendrix.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, and grandson: Jacob Cooley.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 E. Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Gloria will take place at the funeral home at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening, with Pastor Dave Patterson officiating. Graveside services will take place on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cemetery of the Resurrection in DeMotte, Indiana with Pastor Dave Patterson officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Father Flannegan’s Boy’s Town.


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February 3, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boersma Funeral Home
90 East Grove Street
Wheatfield, IN 46392

Funeral Service
February 3, 2021

7:00 PM
Boersma Funeral Services Home of Wheatfield

Graveside Service
February 4, 2021

10:30 AM
Resurrection Cemetery, Indiana

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