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Gloria E. Griess

Mar. 1, 1922 - May. 25, 2018

Sutton resident Gloria E. Griess, 96, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton, NE.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Federated Church in Sutton, NE with Rev. Mary Scott officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Federated Church in Sutton, NE.

Gloria was born in Harvard, NE to Fred H. and Christina A. (Yager) Yost. She grew up in Harvard, Hastings, and Sutton, NE and graduated from Sutton High School.

Gloria married Rudolf “Rudy” Griess, of Sutton, in 1942. Gloria then lived and worked on a farm outside of Sutton for 47 years before Gloria and Rudy retired in 1989.

Gloria moved to the Sutton Hillcrest View Assisted Living the summer of 2015, then to the Sutton Community Home the summer of 2017.

Gloria is survived by her four children: daughter, Angela (Brett) Roberts of Calimesa, CA; son, Bradley Griess of Ceresco, NE; daughter, Sandra (Steve) Dowse of Omaha, NE; and son, Woodrow Griess of Henderson, NE; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Gloria was preceded in death by her mother, Christina Stevens; father, Fred Yost; husband, Rudy Griess; sister, Janice (Alex) Fisher and infant brother, Edmund Yost.


May. 31, 2018
Larry and Sandy Griess

Prayers and thoughts are with you.

May. 30, 2018
Gloria K. Eppley

Love to all the Family, I always remembered Rudy and Gloria, they treated me graciously when I was their guest, when Brad took me there, years ago. May your grief be short, and your memories long.

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