Gloria E. Noble, 81, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, at her home surrounded by family.
Visitation was held Friday, July 24, 2020 from 3 — 7 p.m. at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester.
Private family Funeral Service was held Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the funeral home Reverend Dr. Lynn Banderob will be officiated. The Funeral Service was livestreamed at 11 a.m.: https://youtu.be/wUCJoHaQ4jc .
Burial followed the service at Campton-Oakhill Cemetery, Lamont. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, is assisting the family.
Gloria was born July 6, 1939 at the Evergreen Hill Farm Dundee, the daughter of Ronald and Erma Mae (Jennerjohn) Baumgartner. She graduated from Dundee High School in 1957. After graduation Gloria attended school in Omaha, Neb., for business. She worked for Farmers & Merchants Saving Bank prior to marrying. Gloria married John “Bill” W. Noble at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dundee on Nov. 16, 1958. They farmed on the Evergreen Hill Farm near Dundee and later purchased their own farm in rural Strawberry Point in 1973. She worked beside Bill on the farm, while raising their four daughters. Gloria also waitressed at the Hi-Way Café, The Coach House, and worked on the assembly line at Monona Wire Company. Following Bill’s death in 2000, she moved to Dundee and began working at Dollar General in Manchester. Gloria volunteered at the Dundee meal site for many years. She served as Treasurer of WELCA and attended bible studies. Gloria enjoyed playing cards, putting puzzles together, spending times with friends and wintering in Bonita Springs, Fla. Her greatest joys were attending countless sporting events and school programs of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gloria is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Ronald) Cunningham, Masonville, Brenda Popham, Lamont; grandchildren Amy Acey, Tennessee, Travis (Kristi) Chettinger, Dundee, Tiffany German, Lamont, Dr. Sheena (Ryan) Harker, Bettendorf, Jesse (Mallory) Cunningham, North Liberty, Andrew (Mary Ann) Popham, Strawberry Point, Joshua Popham and friend Courtney Kramer, Lamont; great-grandchildren; Camille, Emily, Faith Acey, Ashlynn, Bralie, Kayson Chettinger, Tyler Chettinger, Alicia German, Ryland, Roush, Rory Harker, Paizley, Lochlan, Kahler Cunningham, Addison, Lexi, Carter Popham; and sisters-in-law Diane Baumgartner (Ken Rayburn), Manchester, Kathy (Bill) Gralund, Cedar Rapids, Tami Keegan, Grand Mound, Sandy (Jim) Bivens, Milan, Ill.; brother-in-law, Robert Noble, Cedar Rapids; three nieces, Dr. Cindy Hoover, Roxanne Andersen and Georgia Moorman.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Noble; parents Ronald and Erma Baumgartner; daughters, Ronda Chettinger and Julie Noble; son-in-law Rick Popham; great-grand son, Will Cunningham; and brother, Rodney Baumgartner.
Gloria’s family would like to thank all who assisted in mom’s 24-hour care at her home these past nine months; Regional Medical Center Hospice, Helping Hands, Circle of Life, Baily Fredericksen and many friends, it would not have been possible without your assistance.
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