Gloria J. Berglund
July 15, 1944 - October 10, 2020
Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 10/15/2020
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 10/16/2020
Mission Covenant Cemetery
Burial 10/16/2020
Mission Covenant Cemetery

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Gloria J. Berglund, age 76, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak. Gloria was born July 15, 1944 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Rufus and Loretta (Baumbach) Core. Gloria attended Grub Bridge Country School through 5th grade and then graduated from Villisca Community High School in 1961. She then attended Commercial Extension College in Omaha. Gloria was united in marriage to Warren Berglund on February 21, 1987 in Red Oak, Iowa. Gloria worked for Parker Hannifin in Red Oak for 43 years until her retirement. Gloria was very creative, she loved quilting and sewing, but most of all her children and grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Rufus and Loretta (Baumbach) Core, daughter, Loni Keat, brother-in-law Mervin Robison, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence and Frances Berglund. She is survived by her loving husband, Warren; children: Shay Berglund and wife Stephanie, Keri Kennon and friend Tony Pumilia, Michael Berglund, and Michelle Pellatz and husband Myron; son-in-law: Jack Keat, Jr.; grandchildren: Callie Berglund, Taryn Berglund, Phylip Keat, Dylin Keat, Bryan Berglund, Jacob Berglund, and Sarah Iseman; her sisters: Judy Robison, Joan (Rick) Samaniego, and Jane (Bob) Husz; aunt: Betty Smith; special friend: Judy Jecha; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held 2 PM Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Mission Covenant Cemetery near Stanton, Iowa. There will be open viewing and visitation held from 3-7 PM Thursday, October 15, 2020, at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the ALS Association or to the family.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Social distancing and masks are required.


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