Gloria L. Canales, 79
March 19, 1938 — Sept. 18, 2017
Gloria L. Canales (nee Wicklund), 79, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. She was born March 19, 1938, in Milwaukee, to David and Irene (nee Eckert) Wicklund and graduated from Messmer High School. She married John Rudy Canales on Nov. 21, 1960, and was employed at Walgreens in Glendale.
Gloria enjoyed knitting, crocheting, baking and dancing. She liked going to Potawatomi Casino, playing cards and being outdoors. She enjoyed spending time with the neighborhood gals, her family and especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, John; children, Jackie (Patrick) Hayes, Alan and Gail (Kevin) Kowalkowski; grandchildren, Bethany, Michael and Matthew Canales, Jacob and Tyler Kowalkowski, and Callie and Ana Hayes; sister, Norma Jean Huzjak; and other relatives and friends.
Gloria is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Donald Wicklund; and brothers- in-law and sisters-in-law.
The funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). The visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday, Sept. 22, from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society (PO Box 902, Pewaukee, WI 53072) or Washington County Aging and Disability Resource Center (333 E. Washington St., #1000, West Bend, WI 53095).
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.