Gloria Jean Rector,
age 92 of Chesterton, passed away on July 28, 2017, at Avalon Springs Health
She was born on May
28, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Samuel and Gladys Sisler, both of whom
preceded her in death.
On May 18, 1946, in
Baltimore, MD, she married Walter L. Rector, who preceded her in death in
Gloria is survived
by her sons, Brian M. (Louisa) Rector of Saratoga, CA and Keith L. (Barbara)
Rector of Indianapolis, IN; her grandchildren: Erick Rector, of Los Gatos,
CA, and Daniel Rector, of Denver, CO; her brother, Wendall, Sisler of
Manchester, MD; and her sister, Shirley Reigner, of Ellicott City, MD.
Gloria was a member
of the Chesterton United Methodist Church and was also the director of the
Chesterton Art Gallery for many years. She was also a member of “Friends of
Art” at Valparaiso University, becoming a docent.
Gloria is also
preceded in death by her brothers Bill Sisler and Sam Sisler, and by her
sister, Diane Rinker.
will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the Chesterton
United Methodist Church, 434 South Second Street, Chesterton, with Pastor
Shannon Stringer and Pastor Terry Rhine officiating. Burial will follow at
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be given to the Chesterton United Methodist Church, 434 South
Second Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 or to the Chesterton Art Center, 115
South Fourth Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304.