Gladys Elinore Gorr (Krile)

1927 - 2018


Gladys Elinore Gorr (Krile), 90 yrs, of Blissfield, MI, formerly of Petersburg, MI, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Blissfield Place, Blissfield, MI. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Friday March 9, 2018, from 1-8 PM. She will lie in state on Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 10 AM until the service at 11 AM at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI. Pastor David Vinciguerra will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Petersburg, MI.


Born September 13, 1927, in Sugar Grove, OH. Gladys was the daughter of Clarence and Laura (Shull) Krile. She was a 1945 Bern Union High School Graduate. She married Alton Gorr, on April 10, 1948, in Sugar Grove, OH. Alton died March 23, 2015. Gladys was a homemaker and farmhand. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI, who loved sewing, making family meals, baking wedding cakes, quilting, canning and especially gardening.


Survivors include: sons, Harold (Kathy) Gorr, Jeffery (Corinne) Gorr; a daughter, JoAn (Jeffery) Spaulding; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Gorr; sisters, Ruth Valentine and Lucille Wolfinger; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; 6 step-great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Richard Gorr and a sister, Margaret Wolfinger.


Memorial contributions for Mrs. Gorr can be made to: The Special Olympics, Current Fund for Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.