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Gloria Pfantz, 75, State Center

Gloria Pfantz, 75, of State Center, went to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of May 22, 2021 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, surrounded by her loving family.

A visitation for family and friends will be held for Gloria on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with words of remembrance beginning at 7:00 P.M. Memorials in Gloria’s name may be directed to her family for a later designation. For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Gloria and her family.

Gloria Jean Muench was born, August 3, 1946 to parents Cleo and Mabel (Hansen) Muench in Boone, Iowa. She was the youngest of five children. Gloria grew up in the Boone and Ogden area. In her earlier years, Gloria went back to school and achieved her GED Certificate.

On June 10, 1980, Gloria was united in marriage to the love of her life Robert “Bob” Pfantz in Missouri. The two were blessed with five children which they raised together. She worked at State Center Manor for a number of years as well as hosted various Home Interior parties. The best job that she had was raising her family and she took pride in providing for them.

Gloria was active within her community serving on the American Legion Auxiliary, playing Bunco with the ladies, card clubs with her husband Bob, and a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in State Center where she was a part of the Secret Sisters Club. In her free time, she enjoyed being social whether that be at coffee shops, around town or going to various restaurants to eat. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and the rest of her family. She was an avid Goodwill shopper and also loved to travel with Bob and her family to various places.

Left to remember and cherish her memory are her husband, Bob; her children, LaRonda Pfantz, Jason (Jennifer) Pfantz, Monica Pfantz, Shelly (Willis Davis) Pfantz and Darcy (Sebastian) Birke; her grandchildren, Zachary, Logan W., Logan D., Lawson, Leilah, Kailee, Ashlynn, Alexus, Dalton, Keegan, Marissa, Ashton, and Laynee; her great-grandson, Zachary Jr.; her sister-in-law, Myrna Muench; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her grandpuppies Fleck and Coco

In eternal life she is rejoined with her parents, Cleo and Mabel; her son, Ronnie; her grandchildren, Harlan and Serinidy; her siblings, Deloris, Verle, Lavonne, and Larry; and her grandpuppy, Bruno. 

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