Gloria G. Bina, 56

Published 10:06 am Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Gloria G. Bina, 56, of Austin, Minnesota, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2105, at her home in Austin.

Gloria G. Bina, 56

Gloria G. Bina, 56

Gloria was born Feb. 7, 1959, in Austin, Minnesota, the daughter of John Gardner and Mary Lou Newkirk. She attended Austin Public Schools and was a long-time employee of Steve’s Pizza in Austin.

Gloria loved living life. She enjoyed watching birds, shopping and playing games with her children and grandchildren. She cared deeply for family and friends and was most happy when spending time with them.

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Gloria was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lou Brown; grandmother Iva Newkirk; and grandsons: Jacob and John Freese.

Gloria is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Kandace and Mathew Woodworth, Jessica and Jacob Freese, Emily Conner, Sara and Matthew Corwin all of Austin, Minnesota; grandchildren: Brayden Woodworth, Alayna Woodworth, Nicholas Freese, Joshua Freese, Jazmin Conner, Nevaeh Corwin, KayLee Conner, Conner Freese; great-granddaughter, Lilly Turvold; sister, Heather Brown Racinelli, Friendly, Minnesota; brothers and sisters-in-law: Gordon and Dawn Gardner, Maquoketa, Iowa, Gary Gardner, Owatonna, Minnesota, John Gardner, Austin, Minnesota, Lonnie and Laurie Brown, Austin, Minnesota; nieces, nephews and other family members, including: Bruce Conner, aunt Betty Hinks, aunt Darlene McBeain, and Pete and Sue Freese.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2015, at the Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Chapel with Lt. Dave Amick and Ron Whalen officiating. Visitation will be at the mortuary one hour before the service on Thursday morning.