Gloria Rux, 86 of Thief River Falls, MN passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Thief River Care Center in Thief River Falls, MN.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at United Methodist Church in Thief River Falls, MN with Pastor Matthew Howe officiating.  Burial will follow at Rux Cemetery, rural Saint Hilaire, MN.   Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Gloria Mae Holt was born on April 5, 1932 in North Dakota the daughter of Gustov and Margaret (Hoyum) Holt.  She was baptized on June 22,1932 at Zion Lutheran Church in Walsh County, ND and confirmed April 26, 1946 at Rindal Lutheran Church rural Viking, MN.  Gloria attended the Willowdale Country School rural Thief River Falls, MN.

On May 11, 1952 Gloria was united in marriage to Delmer Rolland Rux.  They made their home in Thief River Falls and to this union one son, Larry was born.

Gloria worked with a private cleaning service, kitchen help at the golf course and Model Laundry.  Her passion and greatest joy of her life was to be a homemaker and mother.

She enjoyed embroidery, bird watching, word puzzles, loved coffee time and visits with family and friends.

Survivors include her loving son, Larry Rux of Thief River Falls, MN; sisters-in-law, Barbara Holt of Roseau, MN, Lillian Rux of Erskine, MN, Donna Rux of Thief River Falls, Jean Rux of Ramsey, MN ; and many nieces & nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Delmer in 2002; parents; and brother, Orville.

 

 

 

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