HUMMEL, Gloria

Posted: September 7th, 2018


GLORIA JEAN HUMMEL (née Michaelis), beloved wife and soul mate of 58 years to Wally Hummel, of Milk River, passed away peacefully in her sleep, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Besides her husband, Baba, as she was affectionately called by her children & grandchildren, will be forever missed and fondly remembered with tremendous love by her son Danny, daughter Toni-Rae (Doug), son Guy (Rodica) and her six grandchildren: Kyle, Taylor and Jared Prusky, and James, Jessie and Adam Hummel, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her brother Terry (Anne) Michaelis and her sister Bonnie (Larry Dyck). She will be greatly missed by her numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws & her long time special coffee friends: Pat Russell, Bev McCoy & Rose Winters.

She was predeceased by her parents Joe & Doris Michaelis.

Gloria was born on July 18, 1941 in Lethbridge, Alberta. She grew up in Masinasin and moved to Milk River at the age of 12 where she met her childhood sweetheart, Wally. They were inseparable from the start. She, along with Wally, were at the top of their class, achieving numerous awards. Gloria was an avid sportsman. She excelled at basketball, softball, curling, skiing and golfing. She also achieved her life masters in duplicate bridge.

A highlight of her later years was driving the school bus which she did until age 70. She loved those kids.

She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends as a woman who loved her family, was a great story teller and loved to make people laugh. She enjoyed spending as much time as possible with the people she loved.

A Lutheran Funeral Service will be held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 301 Main Street N.W., Milk River, AB, on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Jeremy Richert officiating.

Gloria will be laid to rest in a Private Family Graveside Service in the Milk River Cemetery.

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  1. Dennis Hierath says:

    I am very sad and sorry about the passing of Gloria and wish to extend my sympathy to you, Wally, and to your entire family.

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