Gloria Jean McCracken

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Mrs. Gloria Jean Mc-
Cracken, born on December
7, 1941 in Huron, South
Dakota, to Nona E. Crowell
and George W. Crowell,
passed away at age 76 on
February 28, 2018 at her home in Sugar
Land, Texas.
Gloria worked in Huron during high
school and, after graduating from
Huron High School in 1959, worked for
several years as a telephone operator
in South Dakota, Houston, and Denver.
She was the loving wife of Dudley J.
McCracken for 50 years, being married
on February 5, 1968 at the Applewood
Valley United Methodist Church in
Golden, CO. She and her husband
lived in Golden, at Aberdeen Proving
Ground, MD, in Corpus Christi, TX,
and Arvada, CO, before moving to
Houston in 1975. She especially
liked cooking, sewing,
painting, and crafts.
She was preceded in
death by her parents and
her nephew, Christopher H. Crowell.
Gloria is survived by her husband; her
son, Mark J. McCracken of Houston;
brother, Gary J. Crowell of Philadelphia;
sister, Georgean W. Dickson of
Golden, CO; nieces, Danielle J. Padgett,
Dawn E. Dacheff, and Amy E. Crowell;
and nephew, Darin C. Dickson. She
was a loving wife, mother, sister, and
aunt and our memories of Gloria will
forever live in our hearts. She is at
peace with our Lord.
A private graveside service was held
on March 9, 2018 at the Olinger Crown
Hill Cemetery in Wheatridge, CO.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Mar. 14 to Apr. 13, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
The Settegast-Kopf [email protected] Creek
15015 Southwest Fwy | Sugar Land, TX 77478 | (281) 565-5015
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