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Gloria Scott, 90

Oct 27, 2019

Gloria Scott

Fairmont Gloria Scott, age 90, died peacefully at her home in Fairmont, on Oct. 15, 2019 surrounded by family. A private family funeral service was held at Grace Lutheran Church on Oct. 18. In the spring, there will be a celebration of life for Gloria.

Born March 1, 1929 in Ortonville, Gloria was the daughter of the Reverend Arling and Ingeborg (Stokke) Thompson. Gloria grew up in Blue Earth, where she graduated from high school. Gloria attended St. Olaf College in Northfield.

Gloria was united in marriage to Kenneth E. Scott at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Earth, on Jan. 22, 1950.

Throughout her life, Gloria was a faithful member of her church. Things of special importance to her were singing in the Grace Lutheran Chancel Choir, being a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood for 68 years and volunteering at the Fairmont Hospital for more than 50 years. Gloria especially treasured time with her family and many friends.

Left to cherish her memory include husband, Ken; children, Mary Ellen Scott, of Hopkins, Mark Scott, of Palm Springs, California, Susan (David) Rae, of Excelsior; grandchildren, Sophie Rae and Chloe Rae, of Excelsior; sister, Marilyn Nielsen, of Fairmont; sisters-in law, Margaret Tyler and Winifred Scott, of Columbia, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Matthew Nielsen (Jennifer), Tom Tyler (Emily), Bob Tyler, Marnie Tyler (Brad Halstead), Howard Ambrus (Brandy), Michael Scott, and Rina (Charlie) Leon; great-nieces and great-nephews.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; in-laws, Kenneth W. and Marian Scott; brothers-in-law, Ken Nielsen and Richard Tyler; and nephew, John Tyler.

Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or a memorial of your choice.