She attended Powell schools and Northwest College.
Gloria married Victor M. Gutierrez on May 4, 1992 in Aurora, Ill.
She worked as a pharmacy tech. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and spending time with her beloved family. Gloria also was a sports fanatic.
Gloria was preceded in death by her father, Moises Cortez, Jr. and granddaughter Sophia Emmelia Gutierrez.
She is survived by her husband, Victor; mother, Guadalupe Cortez of Powell; daughters Monica (Edgar) Ramirez and Rebekah Gutierrez, both of Powell; brother Mario (Sandra) Cortez of Sandwich, Ill.; sister Esther (Miguel) Jimenez of Aurora, Ill.; two grandchildren, Natalee and Isabella; nieces Patti Jimenez, Erica Cortez, Jessica Cortez and Dianna Cortez; nephew Daniel Cortez; and great-nephew Noah James Jirges.
A rosary will be recited Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Powell. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at St. Barbara’s.
Memorial donations in honor of Gloria’s life may be sent to Victor M. Gutierrez, 333 S. Jones St. #11, Powell, WY 82435.
Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.thompsonfuneral.net or to P.O. Box 807 Powell, WY 82435.