Gladys M. Mootrey

September 29, 1938 - January 28, 2014
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Gladys M. Mootrey, 75, of Rockford, IL and who was a former resident of Garden Prairie, died Tuesday afternoon, January 28, 2014 in the emergency department of OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a sudden illness. Gladys was born September 29, 1938 in Cook County, IL the daughter of William and Minnie (Plote) Jahn. Gladys graduated from Barrington High School. Gladys was a wonderful Mom and grandmother.

Gladys is loved and will be missed by her children, Dennis (Connie) Mootrey of Belvidere, Daryl (Elizabeth) Mootrey of Decatur, IL, Daniel (Celeste) Mootrey of Belvidere, Derrick (Jennifer) Mootrey of Belvidere, Donna (Mark) Hyser of Belvidere, Denice (Aaron) Goodin of Cherry Valley, Darci (Cecil) Voiles of Belvidere, Dana (Donnie) Bland of Belvidere, Dyan (Steve) Zahurones of Belvidere, 21 Grandchildren; 3 Great-grandchildren; sister, Eleanor Savage of Arlington Heights; brother, Wayne (Nancy) Jahn of Garden Prairie, IL; as well as numerous nieces and nephews whose names all begin with the letter “D”.

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Shirley Schroeder and Ruth Heimer.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to service time.

Service Information

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 3, 2014 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014

Memorial Information

Memorials can be given in care of the family, for a benefit, for Gladys’ daughter in-law Jennifer who is battling Breast Cancer.


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Born: September 29, 1938
Died: January 28, 2014

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Sue Pearson posted on 1/30/14

I am so sorry for your loss Dennis, Connie & family!! Your in my thoughts & prayers!!!


Paula Deppe posted on 1/30/14

Dana and family, Im so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Greg and Paula Deppe


Shirley Plote posted on 1/30/14

My Sympathy


JoAnne & Gary Wartgow posted on 1/31/14

Dan - Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. May treasured memories carry you and your family thru this difficult time.


Denny Gambrel posted on 1/31/14

Dennis, Dan, & family I'm sorry to hear about your mother's passing. Find comfort in the belief she's in a better place where she'll never know pain again.


Dan &Cathy Flynn posted on 2/5/14

So sorry for your loss. Dan & Cathy Flynn