Gloria Jean Krommenhoek

SIOUX?CITY?- Gloria Jean Krommenhoek, 72 of Sioux City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at a local care facility.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service.

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Gloria Jean Krommenhoek was born during the Armistice Day blizzard on Nov. 11, 1940, in South Sioux City, Neb.; she was the daughter of Anthony and Frances (Clark) Van Rennes.

Gloria graduated from central high school in Sioux City, Iowa. Gloria was united in marriage to Tommy Den Krommenhoek on Sept. 4, 1956. They were married for 56 years.

Gloria worked for Old Home Bakery and later at JCPenney. Gloria was a loving and devoted wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She also enjoyed shopping, baking and writing. Gloria was a member of the Red Hat Society and active with the Ladies Circle in the Lutheran Church.

Gloria is survived by two sons, Kirk (Starlette) Krommenhoek, of Hamilton, Va., and Nick (Gina) Krommenhoek of Springdale, Ark.; her three daughters, Janine (Steve) Draper of Fairmont, Minn., Kathi (Harold) Morrison of Henderson, Nev., and Kim Winchester of Newalla, Okla.; her grandchildren, Chad Schabacker (Myra), Chris Draper, Matt Morrison, Rachel Tonneson (Brandon), Tyler Jarrett, Joshua Goldstein, Sydnie Winchester, Joey Scott, Christian, Victoria, Tommy, and Blake Krommenhoek; her great-grandchild, Nolen Schabacker; her sisters, Linda (Robert) Golden, Fran (Terry) Krommenhoek, and Donna (Arvin) Uhl, all of Sioux City, Iowa.

Gloria is preceded in death by her parents: Anthony and Frances VanRennes; one son, Tommy Dean Krommenhoek II; her husband Tommy Dean Krommenhoek; and two infant brothers, Anthony and Gary Van Rennes.

Memorials may be sent in her name should be mailed to: 38255 Wildflower Meadow Ct., Hamilton, VA 20158.