July 31, 2014
2:22 am

Gilda Kinzer, 85

Gilda (Gleim) Kinzer
1928 - 2013
Gilda Kinzer, 85, of Waltham Township, died Saturday afternoon, August 3, at the Ottawa Pavilion.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.  Private services will follow with the Rev. Howard Smith, Pastor of the Waltham Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Mrs. Kinzer was born on May 31, 1928, in Grand Ridge, to John and Ethel (Widman) Gleim.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Illinois, and taught Home Economics at Pekin High School, later at Lostant High School.  She married Harold B. Kinzer on February 21, 1953, in Grand Ridge.  She was a member of the Waltham Presbyterian Church where she served as Elder and Treasurer for many years.
Gilda is survived by her husband Harold B. Kinzer, two sons, John (Bonnie) Kinzer, of Utica, and Joe (Diane) Kinzer of Port Washington, Wisconsin, five grandchildren, Tim, Stacey, Claire, Colin and Jack Kinzer, and two brothers, John (Miriam) Gleim and Wayne (Caroline Lusher) Gleim, both of Grand Ridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one daughter, Jane Kinzer.
Memorials may be directed to the Waltham Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.MuellerFH.com.
Mueller Funeral Home 800 First Avenue, Ottawa, IL 61350  
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