GLORIA RAND

Born in San Francisco, California on November 8, 1925. Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Roy Kistler.

Attended Laurelhurst Grade School, Roosevelt High School, and U of W. Worked as a fashion copy writer 1946 to 1948.

Married Ted Rand, artist and illustrator, May 1st, 1948. Mother of Theresa Rand and Martin L. Rand. Grandmother of Sierra Schaller, Luke Schaller, and Roy Rand.

Author of children’s books. Member of Author’s Guild, Bellevue Club, and Woman’s University Club.

Loved and greatly appreciated her husband, her children, her grandchildren, and her privileged life.

Note: Our mom Gloria wrote this herself and wanted a party, so a celebration of her life will be held May 17 from 1:00-4:00 PM at the VFW Hall on Mercer Island.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@mi-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.mi-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

[flipp]

More in Obituaries

Evea Lollie | Obituary

Evea Lollie passed away on Tuesday May 19th, 2020 at the age… Continue reading

VIOLET O. JESBERG

Violet O. Jesberg, of Mercer Island, died on February 28, 2020. She… Continue reading

JOHN GRAVES

John Graves, 92, a longtime resident of Longbranch, WA, and previously a… Continue reading

DAVID NEIL SYFERD

Dave Syferd was born on July 4, 1945, and died on February… Continue reading

CELINE CIMINO

Celine “CeCe” Cimino (Patricelli) passed away suddenly February 21st surrounded by her… Continue reading

JACQUELINE J. JOHNSON

Jackie Johnson went home to her Lord Jesus February 17 in Mercer… Continue reading

DAVID JOHN (DJ) CLARK

DJ passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on January 21,… Continue reading

GLORIA RAND

Born in San Francisco, California on November 8, 1925. Daughter of Mr.… Continue reading

KARIN A. PANGBORN

Karin A. Pangborn, of Mercer Island died in her home, surrounded by… Continue reading

Most Read