Gloria Seberson

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The funeral service for Gloria Elaine (Dahl) Seberson will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Interment will be in East Freeborn Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church.
Gloria died Monday morning, Nov. 10, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Center. She was 84 years old.
Gloria was born on Jan. 19, 1924, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Alvin E. and Vivian O. (Overgaard) Dahl. She was raised in Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, and attended rural country school. She graduated from Albert Lea High School. She was united in marriage to Keith Duane Seberson on Nov. 10, 1946, at East Freeborn Lutheran Church, rural Albert Lea.
They lived in Staples, Fulda and Gaylord, following Keith’s career in the grocery store business. They settled in Gaylord for 30 years until retiring back to Albert Lea. Gloria had been a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. Most recently she was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, serving faithfully for many years as an Altar Guild member and a member of Deborah Circle. Gloria worked at the Lerdal Phone Company, was a part-time grocer, and a kind, devoted and loving mother.
Gloria was active as a volunteer in the Red Cross Auxiliary and the Naeve Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and cribbage with her grandchildren. She loved to bake and cook. She loved spending time with her brothers, sister, and families and her many close friends. Gloria’s greatest enjoyment was the time she spent with her grandchildren and family.
Gloria is survived by her children: David K. (Sui Ru “Lucy”) Seberson of St. Louis Park, Charles B. (Sherry) Seberson of Albert Lea, Barbara (Robert) VanCleave of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Steven (Stephanie) Seberson of Tacoma, Wash.; grandchildren: Tim, Betsy and Annie Seberson, Chris, Erika and Troy Seberson, Jackie and Emily VanCleave, Mike (Jill) VanCleave, Brittany, Peter and Olivia Seberson; step-granddaughter, Amy; brothers and sister: Alton (Beano) Dahl of Albert Lea, Roger (Arla) Dahl of Albert Lea, Carolyn (David) Schmitz of Albert Lea; sister-in-law Jeanine Dahl of Albert Lea; and many nieces and nephews.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Vivian Dahl, husband, Keith Seberson, brother Paul Dahl, sister Marjorie and twin sisters at birth.
Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Missions, Lutheran World Relief and East Freeborn Church Cemetery Fund.

Email newsletter signup