Gloria (Simington) Packebush

March 2, 2019 — Gloria (Simington) Packebush, 69, of Florence, passed away Feb. 24, 2019, surrounded by family.

Gloria was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Cable, Wisc., to the late Beverly and Lewis Simington.

Gloria was married to Duane and they just celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary. 

Gloria was a homemaker busy raising four kids. She was involved in Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Mothers Club and was involved in all the kids’ and grandkids’ sporting events.

After the kids all graduated, she went to work as a CNA in the care facility until she retired to spend time with the grandkids.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Duane; their sons: Duane Jr. and Rodney; daughters: Laurie Rogers and Carmen Libby. She was a grandmother to nine grandkids and five great-grandkids. 

The service will be held Saturday, March 9, at 2 p.m. at the Swisshome Church. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Swisshome Church.


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