Gloria Jean Anderson, age 46, of Round Lake, died Monday, July 15, 2013 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after battling cancer since 2001.
She was born January 15, 1967 in Libertyville to George and Edith (Burns) Kontaxis. On October 11, 1986 she married James Thomas Anderson in Round Lake.
Gloria was a lifetime resident of Round Lake. She graduated from the Don Roberts School of Beauty Culture. She worked as a hairstylist for 18 years at New Image Beauty Salon along with her sister Susan.
She enjoyed rides on their Harley Davidson and playing with her billiard league. Spending time with her children and grandchildren was most precious to her, they were her world. She was anticipating the birth of her sixth grandchild.
Survivors include her husband James of 26 years; four children, James Jr. (Heather) Anderson, Heather Marie Anderson, Sarah (Raymond) Faigal, Tracy (Valerie) Anderson; five grandchildren, James III, Joseph, Zackary, Hailey, Kayden; five sisters, Susan (Dennis) Robinson, Diane (Charles) Franklin, Cindy (Bob) Veddar, Mary Kay (Wade) Scholz, Barbara (the late Wesly) Scholz; her mother-in-law, Darlene Eldridge and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harold Kontaxis; and father-in-law Leonard Eldridge.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 W. North Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 19, at the funeral home.
Inurnment will be in Ascension Cemetery on Saturday morning, July 20, 2013
For those wishing to send and expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to Catholic Charities.
For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for the family.