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STERLING- Gloria Gomez, 56, of Sterling, died Monday, April 30, 2012 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. She was an Operator 1 at Wahl Clipper for 2 years.
She was born February 6, 1956 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico the daughter of Alejandro and Magdalena (Olivas) Chavira. She married Juan J. Gomez on February 12, 1972 in Sterling. Gloria was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling.
Survivors include her husband Juan of Texas; a daughter Elizabeth (Jose) Diaz of Rock Falls; 2 sons Jose (Jill) Gomez of Washington State and Juan (Maria) Gomez of Sterling; a sister Nora (Miguel) Rodriguez of Rock Falls; 2 brothers Mario (Marianne) Chavira of Rock Falls and Carlos Chavira of Sterling; 9 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Friday, May 4th in St. Mary Catholic Church, Sterling with Reverend Juan Ayala, celebrant, officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Sterling. Visitation is from 5-8 PM with a rosary recited at 4:45 PM in McDonald Funeral Home, Sterling. A memorial has been established in her memory. To send condolences visit on the internet.