Gloria Ann Roehling
October 14, 1942
December 12, 2020
Gloria Ann Roehling, age 78, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Victoria, Texas of complications from Covid-19. Gloria was born in Brenham, Texas on October 14, 1942 to Alfred O. Sr and Emma (Draehn) Werchan.
Gloria worked in the banking industry for most of her life. She spent 14 years of her career at Long Point National Bank in Houston, Texas and then worked for the City of Jersey Village for 6 years before returning home to Brenham and retiring from Texas National Bank with 18 years of service. In 1963 Gloria married Nelson Roehling and spent 40 wonderful years with him before his passing in 2003. When Gloria wasn’t working at the bank or raising their two sons, she enjoyed canning. She found joy in sharing those goodies with others. Gloria was most known for her homemade dill pickles. She could also be described as having a generous heart and most enjoyed helping those that were in need. Gloria was a member of the Brenham Elks Lodge (BPOE 979) and was a former officer in the ladies organization. They enjoyed doing a Christmas party every year for special needs children.
Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, and her loving husband. She is survived by her sons and daughter in laws; Joel and Briana Roehling and Stacey and Tina Roehling, her grandchildren; Madison, Dalton, Addison, Kyler, and Braden Roehling; brother, Alfred O Werchan Jr; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Doris Roehling; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also left to cherish her memory are her honorary grandchildren Chandler Teegarden and Daniel Stefka whom she also loved dearly.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Whitehouse and his staff at Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas for the love, care and compassion that was shown to Gloria and the rest of her family in these last few days.
A graveside service for Gloria will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 2:00p.m. in Prairie Lea Cemetery located in Brenham. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Adam’s Angels P.O. Box 2573 Brenham, Texas, 77834 or you can go to their website at www.adamsangelsministry.org.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel located at 2300 Stringer St. Brenham, Texas and online condolences may be left for the family at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com.