Gloria A Gonigam

1929 ~ 2021 (age 92)


Gloria Ann Gonigam, 92 of Walnut, died Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Heritage Health in Walnut.


Gloria was born on March 17, 1929 in Chicago, the daughter of Axel and Anna (Dinter) Carlson. She married George Gonigam on June 12, 1949 in Aurora. He preceded her in death on November 23, 2006. Gloria worked as a real estate broker for many years. She was a member of the Walnut United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing in their choir. She was also charter member of the Walnut Development Group and involved with several past local organizations.


Survivors include her children, Charles (Pam) Gonigam of Ohio, IL and Carol (Joe) Dietz of Walnut, IL; six grandchildren, Robert (Pam) Gonigam, Douglas (Mina) Garland, Paul (Kim) Dietz, John (Emily) Dietz, Ann Marie (Rodie) Slock and Sarah (Clint) Hoffman; fifteen great grandchildren; childhood school friend, Maureen Granger of Aurora.


Visitation will be on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 9:30-11:00 A.M. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Reverend David Poust officiating. Burial will conclude at Walnut Cemetery.



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November 27, 2021

7:00 PM to 11:00 AM
Garland Funeral Home
14733 IL HWY 92
Walnut, IL 61376

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