Gloria Delores Hill, 88

Gloria Delores Hill, 88, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus.

Gloria was born April 7, 1931, in Witoka, Minn., to Foster and Gina (Betten) Hill. She attended Witoka High School and then went on to work at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus, as part of the food service and hospitality team. Gloria retired from Mayo Clinic in 1994 after 40 years of service. She enjoyed crocheting, traveling, cats and drawing, especially sketching with charcoal. Gloria had a passion for music, which included listening to her extensive collections of albums and taking several bus trips to Branson. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church. Gloria will be remembered for her great sense of humor, her sweet personality and her grateful, and humble heart.

Gloria is survived by her brothers, Everett Hill, Wayne (Susan) Hill and Gene (Judy) Hill; nieces, Beth (Brad) Putney, Mindy (Dave) Kuenstler; nephew, Craig (Karla) Hill, and several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Foster and Gina; sisters, Eileen and Lucille; brother, George; and twin infant brothers, Leland and Lester.

A funeral celebrating Gloria’s life was held  on Saturday, April 13, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester.  Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery.

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