Gloria Hilga von Trebra (nee Swanson)

Gloria Hilga von Trebra (nee Swanson), 84, of Summit, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.

Gloria is survived by her loving husband, Richard; sons, Dennis (Linda) Helvey, John (Rosemary) Helvey and Edward Helvey; and daughters, Robin (Terry) Ashley and Colleen (Stan) Vrooman. She was the cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ella Mae Swanson; brothers, Edward and John Swanson; along with a sister, Peggy Kerber.

Gloria enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service today, Aug. 15, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Mont.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit