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Gloria Hope Scholz

Gloria Hope Scholz, 82, McHenry, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Heritage Woods of McHenry, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born May 26, 1931, in Lyons, to George and Jessica (Maves) Behrens. 

On Sept. 7, 1957, she married Louis Scholz in Crystal Lake.

Gloria was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Woodstock. She was a member of a quilters group, and she enjoyed making quilts for World Relief. She volunteered for many years at Senior Services of McHenry County. She also was a member of the very competitive Wii bowling team at Heritage Woods. 

Survivors include four children, Michael Hansler, Chris (John) Ormerod, Lou (Lynette) Scholz, and Jeannette Scholz; eight grandchildren, Robert Hansler, Dan Hansler, Jason Stevens, Jenny Jenkins, Ashley Moon, Shannon Borhart, Josh Scholz and Tyler Scholz; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Behrens; two sisters, Patricia Kleinschmidt, and Deborah Kimson; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Robert Behrens, Harold Behrens, Lloyd Behrens and George  Behrens.

Visitation was Oct. 31 at Redeemer Lutheran Church and burial was Nov. 1 at McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Seasons Hospice Foundation, 8537 Solution Center, Chicago, IL 60677.

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