Gloria Stroh


(Dec. 30, 2007)

After a short, but fatal bout with cancer, Frannie resident, Gloria Stroh, 69, died on Dec. 30, 2007, at Holy Rosary Health Care in Miles City, Mont.

Through her time of illness Gloria maintained her sense of humor, was very kind to her caregivers and made her family feel loved.

Gloria had a green thumb, loved to cook and enjoyed word searches and puzzles.

Gloria was born in Page, N.D., on Dec. 20, 1938, the daughter of Leo and Myrtle (Conner) Willert.

Gloria attended school in Kathay and Fissiden, N.D., and graduated from high school in Richey, Mont.

Gloria married Robert Stroh on Nov. 26, 1956.

In December of 1962, Gloria moved to Richey, where she dedicated her life to raising her seven children. She was a good wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-in-law.

Later, Gloria and her family move to Terry and Brockway, Montana.

In 1990, her husband, Robert died, and Gloria moved to Frannie.

Gloria is survived by her seven children, Roxann Lantis of Miles City; Vicky (Bob) Hutchens of Sidney, Mont; Robin (Lisa) Stroh of Harlem, Mont.; Sandy (Arnold) Ceynar of Glendive, Mont.; Donna McCloy of Lewistown, Mont.; Steven Stroh of Frannie; Melissa (Donn) Franklin of Forsyth, Mont.; two sisters, Joyce Peak and Cindy West; four brothers, Darryl, Ben, Steve and Rick Willert; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, mother, father, daughter, Sheryl; granddaughter, Brittney; and son-in-law, Patrick Lantis.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Deaver at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. A dinner at the Frannie Bar will follow funeral services.

Gloria was buried at Brockway Cemetery in Brockway.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the family of Gloria. A memorial will be established at a later date.