Gloria C. Hartle

November 6, 1938 ~ April 30, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Gloria Hartle Obituary

On Sunday April 30, Gloria (Stouffer) Hartle, loving wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother suddenly but peacefully passed away.

Gloria was born Nov 6 1938 in Polo, IL to Esther & Harold Stouffer. She married Herman Hartle on May 19, 1956 and raised 3 loving daughters.

Gloria was preceded in death by her father Harold, mother Esther, sister ShirleyAnn and brother Wayne.

She is survived by her husband Herman; Daughters: Cindy Plac (Reggie), granddaughters Amanda Reed  (Ryan), Alyssa Plac, Ashley Shearrow (Caleb) and Allison Plac; Peggy Flerick, granddaughters Nicole Flerick, Andria Corlew (Carl) , great-grand children Makena, Addison, Declan and Kenneth-John; Jacqueline Carmody (Kyle) ,  great- grandchildren Colton,  Corbin, Charlie & Joelle; Julie Borgmann (Dave), grandchildren, KelliAnn Baker, Nicholas Baker, Alec Anderson, and great-grand children Kathryn, Lillian, and Aria  

Gloria was an active member of the West Branch Church of the Brethren for 60 years and was a Sunday school teacher. She then transferred to the Mount Morris Church of the Brethren. She was an active member of the Mt Morris Loyal Order of the Moose and the U of I Home Extension of Ogle County. She also worked at Hough Hardware store and Pinecrest, among other local employers 

Gloria loved nature and all of the animals God placed on this earth, especially her pet dogs, cats, birds, squirrels, racoons and 1 owl.  She was an avid reader and loved arts & crafts, and in particular making handmade wreaths and freezing butterflies. 

She took the most pride and pleasure from being with her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren – she will always be fondly remembered as “Grandma-Merry-Go-Round.”

Funeral services will be held on Saturday May 6, 2023 at 11:30 A.M. in the Mt. Morris Church of the Brethren, with Rev. Rodney Caldwell officiating.  A private family burial will be held in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris, IL.  Visitation will be held on Saturday May 6, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. until service time in the Brethren Church.

In lieu of flowers, the Family asks that you make a donation to “Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue” Foundation” at, and/or the “One Tail at a Time” dog rescue at in her name.

She was so loved and will be missed by all.


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