Gloria Mary Crain nee Rechlicz


Mrs. Gloria Mary Crain nee Rechlicz, of Fredericksburg, Texas, passed away on Feb. 20 in the Hill Country Memorial Hospital at the age of 94 years.
Gloria was born Oct. 24, 1923, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Edward and Hortense Wendt Rechlicz.
She married Fred Norvill Crain in February of 1943 in Milwaukee, Wis.
Gloria is survived by three sons, one daughter and spouses: Mark and Wanda Crain, of Pagosa Springs; Seth and Rosie Crain, of Fredericksburg, Texas.; Luke and Missi Crain, of Aledo, Texas; Elizabeth Mary Crain and spouse Cindy Prest, of Atlanta, Ga.; six grandchildren: Christina Crain, Sarah Crain, Cherie Hitchcock, Justin Crain, Josh Keene and Linda Pina; and 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Along with her husband and parents, Gloria was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Ann Crain, and siblings Red Rechlicz, Dick Rechlicz and Rita Balestreri.
Rosary services were held on Friday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. in the Little St. Mary’s Church.
A Memorial Mass was celebrated on Friday, Feb. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in the Little St. Mary’s Church, with the Rev. John Nolan officiating.
Interment of her cremains will be held at a later date in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Elm Grove, Wis.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.
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