Gloria Jean Blecha

Gloria Jean (Gettman) Blecha passed away on July 22, 2014 in Longmont, Colorado surrounded by her family and close friends. She was 72. Gloria Jean is survived by: her loving husband Marion of Longmont; two sons, Lynn (Heidi) and Scott (Karen); three grandchildren, Kady Marie Blecha, Keeley Kay O'Hayre and Alexander Dylan Blecha; God-daughter Lindsi Marie Flynn, and Kady's mother, Stacy Blecha; Gloria Jean's siblings, Linda Cowan (Mike), Harold "Doogie" Gettman (Cindy), David "Hooter" Gettman (Judy), Randy Gettman (Candy), and Paula Buchanan (John); In-Laws Jim, Barbara Holloway, Harry (Ann), Raleigh (Edna), Paul (Erma), Phyllis Warthem, Edward "Gus" (Cindy), Loretta Blecha-Blasier (Dave), Don (Barb), and George (Brenda); and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is preceded in death by: her parents, Harold "Tubby" Gettman (1922-1995) and mother Betty Ruth (Zambo) Gettman (1923-1995); her parents-in-law, R.J. "Dutch" Blecha (1910-1991) and Velma Maxine (Carlock) Blecha (1913-2004); and her sister-in-law Florence "Jo" Spotts. Services will be performed by Pastor Cris Crisfield on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman Street in Longmont, Colorado. A reception will immediately follow at Howe. Gloria Jean will be laid to rest next to her parents in Fort Morgan, Colorado late Monday afternoon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Gloria Jean Blecha to the Fort Morgan Baseball Club, 304 Cheyenne Street, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 Read the full obituary ~ share condolences at

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on July 27, 2014