Gloria  Butler
Gloria Jean Butler, 86, of Camanche, Iowa passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. A Funeral Mass occurs at 11 am on Saturday, December 7 at the Church of the Visitation, Camanche. A visitation occurs one-hour prior from 10 am until the service hour at the Church. Burial takes place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Gloria was born on January 8, 1933 in Clear Lake, Iowa the daughter of Henry and Greone (Kessler) Timmerman. She was united in marriage to Robert Butler in Eagle Grove, Iowa on May 13, 1955.

Gloria worked at Waldorf, Inc. for 25 years.

Gloria and Robert were founding members of the Church of the Visitation. She was also a member of the AFL-CIO and a member of the United Paper Workers Union.

Gloria had a love for needle work and stitching. She loved tending to her flower garden and watching her Hummingbird feeders for activity. She also enjoyed working puzzles and watching America's Got Talent and the Voice and cooking family and friends. She dearly loved her dog Shaggy. Above all, she loved her family very much, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gloria is survived by her husband - Robert of Camanche; her children - Angie (Doug) Reich of Oxford, CT, Darcia (Frank) Streets of Clinton, Deb Butler of Charlotte, NC and Dennis Butler in Knoxville, TN; 3 grandchildren - Melissa (Joe) McNamara of Clinton, Collin Reich of Oxford, CT and Erin Reich of Ames, IA; 4 great-grandchildren - Ayden, Ellie, Dylan and Baylee; siblings - Ted , Dale and Beverly of Eagle Grove, IA.

Preceding Gloria in death are her parents, three brothers, and one sister.

Memorials made can be directed to MercyOne Hospice or the Church of the Visitation-Mass.

Fond memories and condolences for Gloria's family may be shared at, obituary page.
Published on December 4, 2019


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John Wenck
Dec 07, 2019
I have fond memories of Aunt Gloria, even though we rarely saw each other. I'm sorry to learn of her passing. Gloria and Bob really helped my dad, Jerry, when he needed it most. I'm truly grateful for the love and care they showed him. Bob and family, I'm very sorry for your loss.
Pam Hoge
Dec 05, 2019
I worked with Gloria many years ago. She was a very nice person who was always smiling. I’m so sorry for your loss.
Ron and Sheryl Hoak
Dec 05, 2019
Bob, You and Gloria, had an amazing adventure together, You both were an essential part of our USS Princeton Veterans Inc. I am amazed at how much your lovely wife put up with in your life together, you were a perfect team. May the Lord Bless you as you begin a new "Normal" in your life. God is not finished with you yet! Ask him what he wants for you and the rest of your journey. With Much Love,
Your Friends and Shipmate, Ron and Sheryl Hoak, "Semper Fi" my Friend.
Dec 05, 2019
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