Gloria Jean (Rand) Goede

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Gloria Jean (Rand) Goede
1923 - 2018
Gloria Jean Rand Goede passed away peacefully in her home in Colorado Springs, Colorado on January 27th, 2018 with loved ones around her.
Gloria was born December 7th, 1923 in DeKalb County, Illinois to George Clayton Rand and Clara Harris Rand. She graduated High School in Rochelle, Illinois and attended and graduated from Swedish American Hospital as a registered nurse.
She met and married Donald H. Goede on March 16th, 1947. They celebrated 72 years together. She was a dedicated, loyal and proud military wife. He promised her she would see the world and she did. They visited multiple states and countries and lived in France, Germany, and Spain.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Sr., and her three children, Donald Jr., Janis and Herbert. She was a homemaker, nature enthusiast (she loved the critters) and was the co-founder and co-owner of Skyway Creations, Inc. She had 7 grand children and 7 great-grand children. She was loved and will be missed. In honoring Gloria's wishes there will be no service.

Published in The Gazette on Feb. 4, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue | Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | (719) 471-9900
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