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Gloria M. Dever

Sep 30, 1928 - May 14, 2020


Gloria M. Dever, age 91, of Sheboygan, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home with her family at her side. She was born in Sheboygan on September 30, 1928, the daughter of the late Peter and Christina Pouch Leonard.
She attended St. Dominic Grade School and graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1946. On January 7, 1950 Gloria was united in marriage to Daniel A. Dever Jr. at St. Dominic Catholic Church. Gloria was employed at Security First Nation Bank as a Loan Service Manager, retiring after 34 years of service. She was a lifelong member St. Dominic Catholic Church in Sheboygan and was involved with the Christian Women’s Society as well.
Gloria enjoyed her monthly trips to the casino in Escanaba, MI, her annual road trips with “the ladies” AKA her second family, who referred to her as “G” and winter months in Florida with her husband after retirement at The Villages. In younger years, she enjoyed golf and bowling and also loved knitting and she made hundreds of lap blankets for the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, nursing homes and Mary’s Room. Recently, she took great pleasure in sitting in her chair at the window to watch the neighbors take their daily walks and wave to all, including the dogs.
Survivors include her two sons, Daniel (Sharon) Dever III and David Dever, both of Sheboygan; four grandchildren, Katie (Matt) Bablitch, of California, John (Jacque) Dever, of Onalaska, WI, Sarah (Rigo) Perez, of Sheboygan and Danielle (Dustin) Dever-LaFore, of Baltimore, MD; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley, Calvin, Austen, Tanner, Xavier, Lewis and Mirabelle Gloria; her sister, Lorraine Shaw, of Sheboygan Falls; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Devins, of Brooklyn, NY and a brother-in-law, Fred Dever, of Manilus, NY. She is further survived by other relatives and friends, including her grade school friend, Irene Oetzel of Verona, WI. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter-in-law, Betty Dever, brothers-in-law, Harry Shaw and Edward Devins and a sister-in-law, Joan Dever.
A public memorial service for Gloria will be held at St. Dominic Catholic Church at a later date. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery. A private service for family will be held at Sharon Richardson Community Hospice.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Gloria’s name and may be directed to the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. A heartfelt thank you is extended to the nurses at the hospice, Valerie, Kristen and Cathy, her CNA’s, Stacy, Nancy and Kim, and a special thank you to Pastor Marianne Brandt for all of the compassion and care that was given to her.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at



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Sharon Wilke

Worked with Gloria the bank ,many years ago. She was a great lady, shared many a laugh. Met her at the casino a couple of times. Good memories, Sorry for your loss.

Bonnie Schoemer

My sincere sympathy on the passing of Gloria. She was such a beautiful person. Loved seeing her at the Bank Luncheons. We will miss her. With Love and Prayers to her family.

Barbara Wessler

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Jim Vogel

Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Gloria over the years at the bank & know "the ladies" thought a lot of her too.

Peggy Nisporic

I was so sorry to hear of Gloria's passing. She was my fill in mother after my mother's death. She was always there for me. We could talk about everything and everyone needs that in their life. I will miss her.

Annie (Diener) Lulloff

Danny & Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs & prayers to you.

Tina Schinabeck Smith

My deepest sympathies. Gloria was a remarkable woman. I was truly blessed to have her as a Godmother. I have many wonderful memories of her and Danny. Now they are together again. Please let me know when her service will be.

Karen D Schinabeck

You have my sympathy for the passing of Gloria. She was very important in our family as Tina's godmother. My thoughs and prayers are with you. Please let me know when the memorial service will take place. Karen