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Mrs.  Gloria R. Marks
  • Hospice of Sturgis
    P.O. Box 126
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“Carl,Lori,ken, sorry for your loss. Gloria was a wonderful person. I'll always have memories of her when I was growing up at our church the assembly...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Sheri Stevens - Sturgis, MI

“Gloria was wonderful, and is surely receiving heavenly rewards for the countless numbers of lives she touched during her life on earth. I am...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Gebert - Port Richey, FL

“Carl, Lori and Family.We are so sorry to hear about Gloria. She was always such a nice sweet wonderful lady, that will be missed by all that knew her...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Dean & Nonnie Snyder - Sturgis, MI

“I'm so sorry for the loss of such a kind lady. She was a generous person and will always be remembered for many things - her kind words, her...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Bowman - Sturgis, MI

“We are so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting Gloria when she brought her famous chocolate cookies to us at Oak where Carl worked. ...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Paul and Sandy Trine - Burr Oak, MI

“...Your angel is waiting...may you find peace and comfort until you see her again! God bless my Uncle Carl and his family during this difficult time. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Alicia Shelton (Marks) - AL

“My condolences to the family. May you all be comforted during this time and rejoice in the beautiful memories of Aunt Gloria. God Bless you all. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Denise Marks - Austin, TX

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Gloria R. Marks age 78 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away peacefully Friday evening, April 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born November 17, 1938 in North Liberty, Indiana daughter of the late Kenneth A. and Sarah Elizabeth (Robison) Keyser.
Gloria resided in Sturgis since 1954 coming from Plymouth, Indiana and was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1956.
On June 16, 1956 she married Carl Marks in LaGrange, Indiana.
Gloria was a prayer warrior who dedicated her life to serving the Lord and doing his work. Her greatest joy in life was being the dedicated wife, mother and grandmother that she was. She truly loved time spent with her family and could always be found in attendance at the many sporting events and activities her children and grandchildren were involved in. She also loved going for rides with Carl throughout the area.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of nearly 61 years Carl; one daughter: Lori (Charles) Bennett of Sturgis; one son: Kenneth (Cheryl) Marks of Middlebury, Indiana; three grandchildren: Shawna Klotz of Elkhart, Indiana, Drew, Marks of Indianapolis, Indiana and Chad Bennett of Sturgis; one great grandchild: Fynley Klotz; three sisters: Lois LaMere of Pekin, Illinois, Sheila (Tom) McBride of Elkhart, Indiana and Mary Lecount of Elkhart, Indiana; two brothers: Jerry (Karen) Keyser of Sturgis and Wayne (Joyce) Keyser of Elkhart, Indiana; sister-in-law: Patricia Sutton of Florida and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters: Dolly "Dotty" Pike, Charlotte Craft and Bonnie Keyser and two brothers: William Keyser and Jimmy Keyser.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Gloria R. Marks will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the Radiant Life Church, 907 N. Nottawa St. in Sturgis. The Rev. Ryan Bibb will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Marks's memory consider Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.