Gloria F. Fickler (nee Kell)

Gloria F. Fickler (nee Kell), 72, passed away at her home on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, with her family by her side.

Gloria was born on Jan. 23, 1937, in the town of Herman to Clarence and Leona (nee Steger) Kell.

She worked at the West Bend Co. until her retirement and then at Walmart as a greeter until her illness. She loved both careers and enjoyed meeting all those she encountered as a greeter.

Gloria is survived by her children Todd (Jackie) Fickler and their children Lindsey and Kelsey Fickler, Bret (Verna) Fickler and their daughter Stephanie (Derek) Rohlfs, Sheri (Rick) Mondloch with their children Justin Fickler, Krista Ritger and Hannah Mondloch, and Kelly Carter with her children Ashely Grissman, Kate Ginnochio and Mitchal Carter. She is also great-grandma to Hailey and Hadlee Rohlfs. Gloria is further survived by her siblings Rita Ruf, Bob (Marilyn) Kell, Sally (Al “Tiger”) Tennies, Pat Boock and Jim (Audrey) Kell.

Gloria is preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Leona, her son Steve Fickler, grandson Bret “BJ” Fickler, niece Beth Hershberger and brothers in law Leon Boock and Dick Hershberger.

Memories of Gloria will be shared at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Phillip Funeral Home 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Washington County Memorial Park.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.
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