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Gloria Mae Westervelt


Gloria Mae Westervelt, 81, passed away at 5:54 p.m. Monday, Nov.28, 2022, at the Ascension Via Christi Hospital.

She was born July 23, 1941, in Pittsburg, the daughter of Pete and Madie (Prichard) Antonetti. She graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1959.

On Aug. 12, 1961, she was united in marriage to Lennie Westervelt. He survives at the family home.

Mrs. Westervelt was a cook for USD 247 and helped with the family farm.

She was active with the Cherokee Ruritan Club and the American Legion of Cherokee. She loved to cook and was quick to help anyone in need, especially if they needed a meal.

In addition to her husband, Lennie, she is survived by a son, Derek Westervelt of rural Pittsburg; a daughter, Tianne Westervelt of Cherokee, Kansas; a sister, Charlene Brown and her husband, Sam of Girard; two brothers, Alfred and Paul Antonette; a step-granddaughter, Darcey O'Brhym; and two step-great-grandchildren, Henry and Margot O'Brhym.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Pauline Weston.

No services are planned at this time. Friends may leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas.