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Gloria Jean Bader

Gloria Jean Bader  of St. Mary died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, Missouri. She was 80 years old.

She was born August 19, 1940 in St. Louis and was married to Francis “Sonny” Bader on June 11, 1966. He survives her in St. Mary.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three Sons, Anthony (Jodie) Bader of St. Mary, Dean (Deana) Bader of Ste. Genevieve, Ronald (Cara) Bader of St. Mary; daughter, Dana (William) Kertz of Ste. Genevieve; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Williams; her mother, Zinner (Loness) Williams; two sisters, Nellie Mae Cowger and Delores Miller; and three brothers, Calvin Williams, Albert Williams, Jr., and Paul Williams.

Service will be at Basler Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at 11 a.m. The Clergy will be Rev. Dean Bader.

Masks will be required for all services.

Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in St. Mary.

Memorials can be made to your charity of choice .

She was a member of St. Mary CMA. Gloria lived in St. Mary for many years, she loved people and was a past alderwoman and mayor of St. Mary. She owned and operated Bader’s Place for 46 years. Gloria was a mother to all she knew.

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