Elstad, Gloria Jean (nee Miller)
April 16, 1948 – November 29, 2017
Age 69 of Cottage Grove. Passed peacefully on the evening of Nov 29, 2017. She was delivered into the arms of Jesus while surrounded by loved ones. Survived by husband, Arne Elstad for over 33 years; children, Bill (Deanna) Kachel, Dana (Ted) Kocienda; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Katie), Jasmine, Hannah (Andrew), William, Jacob, Samantha; and great grandchild, Waylon. Siblings Ronald Miller, Roberta Miller, Sharon Sisson, Rebecca Wirtz. As well as several extended family and close friends. She was and is truly loved and will be missed! Preceded in death by son, Timothy Kachel; parents, George (Ruth) Miller, Robert Sisson, & Yvonne Mulvihill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, counselor, & friend. She was always doing God’s work, whether she intended to or not. Always there to listen and guide anyone through her service of the Lord. She had a laugh that was extremely infectious! Some of her most popular sayings that only she would say: Sugar baby turtle butts, Just saying, behave myself so I don’t have to, Yahweh, cool beans! A memorial service will be held on Sat, December 23rd 2017, 1:30pm at the Household of Faith church in St Paul Park, MN. (Published in the Pioneer Press on December 5 & 6, 2017).