Clyde E. Gillogly
October 3, 1928 – July 2, 2018
Clyde E. Gillogly, Jr., of Greeley, Colorado, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. He was born on October 3, 1928 in Omaha, Nebraska to Clyde Edward Gillogly, Sr. and Mary Angela (Ryan) Gillogly.
Clyde was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Elks Club and the American Legion. He worked as a Cattle Buyer for Armour & Co., John Morrell and IBP, Inc. He received the IBP Cattle Buyer of the Year award two years in a row.
Clyde is survived by his wife, Kay of Greeley, Colorado; children, Mary Kay (Mike) O’Grady of Panora, Iowa, Mike (Cheryl) Gillogly of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Bob (Deb) Gillogly of La Vista, Nebraska, Debbie (Mike) Schmidt of Greeley, Colorado and Tim (Christy) Gillogly of Hays, Kansas; 13 grandchildren, Dan O’Grady of Omaha, Nebraska, Angela (Monty) O’Grady-Brown of Des Moines, Iowa, Tim O’Grady of Grimes, Iowa, Thomas (Monica) Gillogly of Denver, Colorado, Chris Gillogly of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Becky Gillogly of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Quinn (Rebecca) Jordan of Bellevue, Nebraska, Brandy (Dan) Luna of La Vista, Nebraska, Amber (Keithrick) Younger of Bellevue, Nebraska, John (Sara) Schmidt of Castle Rock, Colorado, Aaron Schmidt of Greeley, Colorado, Chelsey (Aaron) Ladd of Hays, Kansas and Kylea Gillogly of Hays, Kansas; 22 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings.
Visitation is from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2018 followed by Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. both at Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 2222 23rd Avenue, Greeley. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or St. Mary’s School in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.
- Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2018
- Recitation of the Rosary Thursday, July 5, 2018
- Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 6, 2018
- Interment Saturday, July 7, 2018
Clyde E. Gillogly
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July 9, 2018
I became Clyde's daughter-in-law over 36 years ago and the Gillogly family welcomed me with open arms. Clyde would be the first to say that his greatest accomplishment was his family over anything else he was awarded in his life. He easily could sit an visit with anyone and somehow discovered a connection to someone or someplace he knew. An avid card player he taught many of his kids and grand kids how to play poker and many other card games. My husband Tim started a beer can collection when he was in his teens and Clyde would check trash cans, stop along side a road, or just plain ask someone for their can to help his son with his collecting. Through his work the family transferred several times and to my good fortune Hays, Kansas was one of them, which lead to me meeting Tim their youngest son. We have celebrated a lifetime of memories and the legacy Clyde gave us and know in our hearts "Each Day Counts". We Love You and Will Miss You "CB"
July 4, 2018
Clyde and Kay welcomed my sister Christy into the family and treated her as one of there own. I have always enjoyed stories that were shared over the years involving Clyde. He will be dearly missed by many.