Evelyn L. Glozik, 91, of Glen Carbon, passed away at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at the Vintage Gardens at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon.
She was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Granite City, a daughter of the late Clarence and Katherine (Molique) Donley. She married Edward Glozik on Oct. 17, 1942, in Union, Mo.,and he passed away on June 20, 2004. Evelyn was a secretary at Washington Elementary School and retired from Mitchell School after many years of dedicated service with Granite City School District No. 9. She was instrumental in forming the School District No. 9 Secretary’s Union. She attended St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City and was a member of the H.O.P.E. widows group. Evelyn enjoyed collecting antiques and her many days of traveling and enjoyed her trips to California. She is survived by two daughters, Sheryl Evans of Granite City and Marilyn Anderson of Valley Park, Mo.; a granddaughter, Kimberly Plant of Zionsville, Ind.; two great-grandchildren, Julia and Thomas Plant; other extended family and many friends.
In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lorin Gentry and Elvin Gentry.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, with the Rev. Charles West officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are preferred and may be made to VITAS Hospice and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.