Gloria Parrow, age 84, of North Branch, died August 13, 2019 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 20th at Strike Life Tributes in ISANTI with visitation 1 hour before the service.
Gloria Mae Parrow was born in Chokio, MN to Edwin Gunderson and Grace Schwartz on July 29, 1935. She went to school and graduated from the Chokio schools. She married Fredrick Bud Parrow on April 3, 1954. They married when they were just 16 and 18 years old in Ortonville, MN. She worked many jobs; a secretary at a church, for a trucking company with Bud and she was also a homemaker for many years. She enjoyed making crafts, spending time with her family and gardening.
Gloria is preceded in death by her eldest son, Michael James; granddaughters, Crystal Ann, Danielle Dawn; grandsons, Richard Alan, Timothy David; and great grandson, Dillynger Christopher; along with her parents and other family members.
Gloria is survived by her husband, Fredrick Parrow; brothers, Alvin Gunderson, George (Mary Anne) Gunderson; sister, Audrey (David) Brandt; daughter, Roxanne (Richard) Johnson; son, Daniel; daughter, Nancy (Dave) Barnes; son, Fredrick ‘Freddy’; daughter, Laurie Jo (Joel) Swanson; son, Douglas ‘Butch’; along with her 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
Roger Strandmark says
The world is missing a beautiful person, I am missing a second mother and friend,
May Gods peace be with all her family and friends at this time.
Pam Julin says
Freddy and family. Big hugs to all of you. Gloria was a great lady. Love you very much Freddy, many great memories.
Pam Bock Julin