Gloria E. Sorby (nee Wamser)

Dec. 10, 1926 - Sept. 26, 2008

Gloria E. Sorby (nee Wamser) of Waukesha, formerly of Milwaukee, was born Dec. 10, 1926, to Clarissa (nee Schmid) and Aloy Wamser in Milwaukee, and found peace Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at age 81.

She was the beloved wife of 31 years to Andrew Sorby of Waukesha. She is survived by her sons, Alan (Shari) Rusk of Greendale and Jeffrey (Mary) Rusk of Brookfield; grandchildren, Renn (Shari) Rusk of West Allis, Scott (Jana) Rusk of Greenfield, Steve (Linda) Rusk of Greenfield and Jenny Davis of West Bend; and great-grandchildren, Jason, Emily, Casey, Billy, Austin, and Kyle. .

Gloria and Andrew were united in marriage Aug. 6, 1977, and renewed their wedding vows Aug. 6, 2008.

A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Thursday, Oct. 2, at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 2641 Pebble Valley Road, Waukesha. Private interment will be at Holy Sepulcher, Cudahy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association or the Humane Animal Welfare Society are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.