Gloria F. Monday, 83

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Thief River Falls – Gloria Monday, Thief River Falls, age 83, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Greenleaf Assisted Living, Thief River Falls.
    Memorial service will be at a later date in Wisconsin
    Gloria Florance Bastian was born June 29, 1933 at West Bend, WI, the daughter of Harvey and Erna (Saur) Bastian. She was baptized and confirmed at West Bend. She attended West Bend Elementary and graduated West Bend High School.
    She grew up in the West Bend area and was united in marriage to Donald Monday. The couple lived at Wallace Lake, WI, then moved to Campbellsport, WI, where they dairy-farmed. They moved back to West Bend where Gloria worked at Saragraft Sales, West Bend and then worked at Starlite Tavern, West Bend. They moved to Lamartine, WI and farmed there for years.  
    Gloria then moved back to West Bend and lived with Gloria’s parents. She took care of her parents and worked at the West Bend News. She moved to Minnesota to be close to her daughter and grandchildren.
    Gloria enjoyed traveling and having fun. She loved fishing, listening and dancing to Polka music, having fun times with friends, knitting, going to the Casino and playing Bingo. She especially loved spending time with her family, grand-children and great-grandchildren.  
    Over the years, Gloria has taken care of lots of children through the foster parents program. She helped many families to raise their children and become good adults
    She is survived by a daughter, Dian Crapeau; grandchildren: Kimberly Anne Crapeau, Pueblo, CO, Cody John Crapeau, Thief River Falls, and Caleb Phillip Crapeau, Bottineau, ND; great-grandchildren: Tanner Crapeau, Ethan Crapeau and Ruby Crapeau all Pueblo, CO and Drake Crapeau, Bottineau, ND; brothers: Curtis (wife Janet) Bastian, West Bend, WI and Kenneth (wife Bernice) Bastian, West Bend, WI; sisters: Marilyn Weisner, Campbellsport, WI and Donna Dahlinger, Eden, WI.
    She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald Monday, brother Harvey “Sonny” (wife Susanne) Bastian Jr, sister-in-law Lois Bastian; brothers-in-law: Marvin Weisner and Edward Dahlinger.
    Special thanks to staff at Greenleaf Assisted Living for all the wonderful care and compassion given to our mother.
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