Gloria J. Anderson, age 76, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 25, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 A.M., two hours prior to the service ALL at the church.
Memorials Preferred to the Heart of Minnesota Animal Shelter in Hutchinson https://www.heartofminnesota.org/donate-funds.
Gloria Jean Anderson was born on August 11, 1947, in Madison, Minnesota. She was the daughter of George and Esther (Kockelman) Hallaway. Gloria was baptized as an infant in Madison, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson, Minnesota. She received her education in Benson, and was a graduate of the Benson High School Class of 1965.
On September 14, 1968, Gloria was united in marriage to Jefferey Anderson at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson. This marriage was blessed with three children, Larry, Ted and Liz. Gloria and Jefferey resided in Hutchinson, Minnesota, where they made their home and raised their children.
Gloria was employed at 3M in Hutchinson starting at age 18 when she moved to Hutchinson from Benson. She took some time off from 3M to raise her children and then went back when they were older. She was a proud 3Mer until her retirement on September 1, 2006. Gloria was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson. She had a strong faith and received joy from helping others.
Gloria’s children and grandchildren were her entire life. She loved spending time with them and would have done absolutely anything for them. Gloria had a large spot in her heart for animals, especially her dogs, Chloe and Cassie III. Gloria’s sisters and brother shared an amazing bond and were involved in each other’s lives on a daily basis and made spending time together a priority.
Gloria enjoyed visiting, playing cards and board games, going to bingo and having coffee with friends. She cherished the times spent with her extended family and friendships made throughout her life.
Gloria passed away on Monday, August 21, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, at the age of 76 years surrounded by her family.
Blessed be her memory.
Gloria is survived by:
Jefferey Anderson of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Larry Anderson and his wife, Pamela of Prior Lake, MN,
Ted Anderson and his wife, Thathiana Benavides of Chicago, IL,
Liz Lindemeier and her husband, Josh of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Jordan, Emma and Evan Anderson, Ted Jr. and Thomas Anderson, Lauren and Logan Lindemeier;
Siblings, Richard Hallaway of Bloomington, MN,
Cheryl Johnson and her husband, Lonnie of Litchfield, MN,
Karen Stowell and her husband, Gordy of Hutchinson, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Gloria is preceded in death by her Parents, George and Esther Hallaway.