Gloria Jean Managan, 74 of Appleton, passed away at home with her family by her side. Gloria was born on November 23, 1946 the daughter of Laura Van Handel. She married Donald on June 22, 1983. She enjoyed rummage sales, card games, floating in her pool in Florida “her happy place”, and all animals. Gloria will always be remembered for her love of cookies, all cookies, the good and bad.
Gloria is survived by her Children: Tom (Sue) Becker, Dean (Jerene) Managan, Bill (Julie) Managan and Liz Managan; Grandchildren: Travis (Ariel) Becker, Ayla (John) Oudenhoven, Ericka (Andrew) Maertz, Coral (Jeb) Newton, Mackenzie Managan, Nick Managan and Chris Flenory; Great Grandchildren; Zoey and Jack Becker, Avery and Evie Oudenhoven; Siblings: Ken (Pat) VanHandel, Gary (Sam) VanHandel, Mitzy Hacker, Chuck VanHandel and Uncle Sy VanHandel; Sisters-in-Law: Delores Managan and Diane VanHandel; Special Niece: Mary Lee (Tody) Schabo. She is further survived by special friends, Mouse and Cookie as well as many other family and lifetime friends.
She is preceded in death by her Mother, Laura; Husband, Donald; Son, Ricky; Brother, Corky VanHandel; Brothers and Sisters-in-Law: Walter Hacker, Laura (Ed) Zimborski, Maurice (Carrie) Managan, Florence (Norman) Wankey, Rita Managan, Clement (Terrie) Managan, Thomas Managan, Ethel (James) Buss, Ralph (Shorty) Managan and Clifford Managan.
The family would like to thank Theda Care at home Hospice.
In lieu of flowers or other expressions of sympathy, please plant some daisies in her memory as they were her favorite flower.
Visitation will be on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 10AM until 12PM at Valley Funeral Home in Appleton, with service to follow.
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