Gloria M. Distel a resident of Schaumburg for 25 years Funeral services for Gloria M. Distel (nee Schmidtlein), 79, formerly of Addison, will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, beginning with prayers at 10:15 a.m. at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road (between Higgins and Irving Park Road), Schaumburg, proceeding to an 11 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 5, from 3 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Born Dec. 22, 1932, in Chicago, to the late Peter and the late Ruth Schmidtlein, she passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was the loving mother of Debra (Robert) Peterson, Sharon Gluth, William (Sabrina) and Edward (Arlene); proud grandmother of Alex and Lauren Peterson, Christopher Gluth, and Nicole, Jordan and Eoghan Angelo; dear sister of Richard (Janet) Schmidtlein and Paul (Lois) Schmidtlein; and beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. For information, please call 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtual guestbook please visit

Funeral Home

Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Services
800 S. Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 891-2900

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 4, 2012