Gloria Ann (Hintz) Exner, 93, a longtime resident of Coal Valley, Illinois, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 31, 2019, while residing in Omaha, Nebraska. Gloria Ann Hintz was born September 6, 1926, to Clarence and Lola (Huntley) Hintz in Andalusia, Illinois.
She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. Gloria was united in marriage to Dewey Exner on January 4th, 1945. He preceded her in death on October 15th, 1992, as well as their son David Exner on March 26, 2019, and her sister Phyllis (Hintz) Fargo on March 22, 1989. Those left to cherish her memory include her children, a son Daniel (Diann) Exner, Morrison, Illinois; a daughter Diane (Steve) VanCamp, Omaha, Nebraska; and a daughter in-law Nancy (David) Exner, Geneseo, Illinois. Her grandchildren, Nicholas (Cecily) Exner, Bloomington, Illinois; Cristy (Michael) VanCamp- Beaumont, Omaha, Nebraska; Brittany VanCamp, Lincoln, Nebraska; Marci Manary, Colona, Illinois; Mindy (Jamie) Plotts, Geneseo, Illinois; and 9 great grandchildren.
Gloria was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church for over 60 years and graduated from Coal Valley High School in 1944. After high school, she was employed with Turnstyle and Venture retail stores for over 25 years.
The family will receive friends Monday January 6, 2020, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Trimble Funeral Home, 1700 1st Street, Coal Valley. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday January 7, 2020, at First Presbyterian Church, 2431 1st Street, Coal Valley, with The Rev. Tim Snart officiating. Burial will be in Coal Valley Cemetery alongside her beloved husband Dewey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Gloria's honor to First Presbyterian Church, Coal Valley.
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