BOURBON – Gloria J. Cummins, 72, Bourbon, passed away at 8:45 a.m. Aug. 27, 2014, in Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
She was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Raymond and Laura Priebe Thompson. On Oct. 23, 2004, she married Jack Cummins, who survives.
She was a graduate of Abbottsford High School, Abbottsford, Wis. She had been a social service worker in Superior, Wis., and Pell City, Ala. She was raised in the Lutheran Church and attended the Inwood United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are three children: Jennifer Viets and Laura (and spouse John) Strell, all of Chicago, Ill.; Jeffrey Viets, Birmingham, Ala.; six grandchildren; her stepchildren: Jack and Vicki Cummins, Rochester; Richard and Becky Cummins, Freemont, Calif.; Kathy and Steve Williams, La Porte; Vicky Barham, Bourbon; Gary and Terri Cummins, Hayward, Calif.; Melanie and Jeff Rohrer, Burket; 20 step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A celebration of life will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
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