GLEMA ELEANOR HOCHSTETLER

Glema Eleanor Hochstetler, 92, of Nottawa, died Oct. 26, 2016, at her home. She was born on Feb. 7, 1924 in East Gilead, Mich., a daughter of Charles and Nellie (Stout) Preston. Glema graduated from Centreville High School in 1942. On Oct. 4, 1947 she married Carl Hochstetler in Centreville. He preceded her in death Aug. 19, 1996. She worked as Rosie the Riveter at Willow Run from 1943-1945, at American Aircraft in California, Denton Mills in Centreville, and JCPenney in Three Rivers. Glema was a member of the United Methodist Church in Centreville and Mendon where she served as Sunday School Teacher. She volunteered at the Library in Los Fresnos, TX and served as President of the PTA in Mendon. Glema was previously a Mendon Green Clover 4-H leader for 15 years. She enjoyed working with stained glass, reading books, sewing, cooking, and loved animals. Glema’s family would like to sincerely thank Three Rivers Hospice for all of their care and support during this time.
Surviving are daughter, Sondra Pierce of Nottawa; sons, Anthony (Linda) Hochstetler of Centreville, Timothy (Linda) Hochstetler of Centreville and Kristopher (Delilah) Hochstetler of Harlingen, Texas; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren and one on the way. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Linda Hochstetler; sister, LaMoine Metty; and brother, Kenneth Preston.
Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received Monday 9-11 a.m. at the Centreville United Methodist Church. A Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Pastor Emily Slavicek and Pastor Dave Peterson will officiate. Interment of Ashes will be in the Prairie River Cemetery, Centreville. Memorial contributions can be made to Howardsville Christian School. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

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