Gloria (Rhode) Meader, age 71 and formerly of Winsted and Lester Prairie, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000, in the loving arms of her family.
Gloria was born Sept. 17, 1928. A woman of remarkable grace and courage, she enriched the lives of all who knew her. During the last 15 months of her life, she taught us all an inspirational lesson in the perseverance of the human spirit.
Gloria leaves behind her loving children, Susan Rhode and John Rhode; daughter-in-law, Jennifer; grandchildren, Haley and Hunter; sister, Alette Engebretson; brother, Dean Pohlman; nieces, nephews, and a loving extended family.
Gloria embodied love, generosity and compassion throughout her life. In that spirit, the family requests that all those who knew and loved her extend an act of kindness in her memory.
Memorials are preferred to Courage Center.
A private family service was held. Arrangements were by David Lee Funeral Home, Wayzata.
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