× Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Delight in more short articles from Racine's Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access May 22, 1932– June 20, 2020 RACINE–“Absent from the body, present with the Lord”, GloriaMae Took(nee: Rigby)of Racine, Wisconsin, age 88, went house to be with her Lord and Savior on June 20, 2020. GloriaMae was born in Racine, WI, May 22, 1932, child of James W. and Emma Lela (nee: Hare)Rigby and was a life-long homeowner of Racine. GloriaMae received her education in the Racine public schools and was a graduate of Washington Park High School. She was joined in marital relationship to Donald George Took on July 12, 1952. She worked at Walker Manufacturing Company for 38 years and in the Human Resources department prior to retiring on January 1, 1989. GloriaMae matured in a Christian house and accepted Christ as her individual Savior at an early age and was baptized at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Racine
, WI. Through the years, she was always active in the Lord's work. She finished the Home Studies from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL, taught Sunday School, did Youth Work, played in a string band, started a Shining Candles Youth Group, served on the Church Board, the Woman's Missionary and Aids Society, and took correspondence art courses from Minnesota University. She enjoyed reading and studying her bible and constantly listened to WVCY. Her love for the Lord was evident in how she lived her life. Her treasured memories were of her dear and loving spouse Donald, the love of her life. Their love for the Lord and each other was the bond that held them together for 63 years. She was blessed with numerous special buddies from church and from where she worked. She will be sadly missed out on by special nieces and nephews, Alice Johnson, Frank Sterbin, Faith (Edward) Baci, Sylvia (Decherd) Stevens, Allan (Patty)Sterbinsky, April Sterbin and numerous other dear nieces, nephews, extended family members and pals.
She was preceded in death by her moms and dads, brothers and siblings in addition to her cherished other half, Donald Took.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral Services will not be held. Any beliefs or memories that you may want to reveal can be posted on the Wilson Funeral Home website (www.wilsonfuneralhomeinc.com).
Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Avenue
Racine, Wisconsin 53405
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