Yoder nee Stahlman, Gloria Jean

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Thursday, July 2, 2020

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Green Mound Cemetery, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Green Mound Cemetery, St. Clair, MO


Gloria Jean Yoder of St. Clair, MO, departed this life at her home, surrounded by the love of her family, on June 28, 2020, having reached the age of seventy years, eleven months and twenty-six days. Gloria was born in Washington, MO, on July 2, 1949, daughter of Eugene Charles Stahlman, known to all as Gene, and Gwen Mary Stahlman nee Reed. On March 2, 1968, she was united in marriage to Tommy Arthur Yoder and one daughter came to bless this union.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Tom Yoder of St. Clair, MO; by her daughter, Tyrona Rubin and husband, Thomas, of St. Clair; by her grandson, Thomas Thiemann of Wildwood, MO; by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Gwen Stahlman, and by her brother, Charles Thomas Stahlman, known to all as Tom.

Gloria was a Christian and member of The Ridge Church in Villa Ridge, MO. She was a licensed real estate agent and had worked in the real estate sales during her working years. She was a member and secretary of the Green Mound Cemetery Board in St. Clair and also a member of the St. Clair High School Alumni Association. She enjoyed many hobbies and interests during her life but especially liked to work in her flower garden. Studying family history and playing golf were other favorite pastimes. Her family was her pride and joy and she was happiest when she was spending time with them.

A devoted and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St Clair, MO, with the Rev. Roger Johnson officiating. Interment was in Green Mound Cemetery, St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to Green Mound Cemetery.