Gloria J. Berndobler
December 3, 1926 – February 10, 2020
Gloria Jean Berndobler, 93 of Winter Garden, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2020 with her loving husband of 58 years by her side.
Mrs. Berndobler was born in Gurdon, AR on December 3, 1926 to Dessie Stone. She was the oldest of 8 children.
Gloria is survived by her husband John Berndobler, daughters and son-in-laws Lynda and John Chesney and Jan and Alex McMichael, 3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 5 grand cats.
Mrs. Berndobler moved to Florida in the 50’s as a single parent and supported her family working at Martin Marietta as a line leader for the electric assembly operation. She was one of the first single females to purchase her own home in Central Florida.
In 1961 she married John Berndobler and together they built a life focused on serving the Lord and others. Over the years, she was an active member of several Central Florida Baptist Churches with Beulah Baptist Church as her final church family. She was a member of Campers on Mission, dedicated to building churches for small communities. She assisted the construction team with completing drywall projects, and trained many others how to do this work. She helped build 17 churches, in several states. She also supported Greater Orlando Baptist Association with Fair Ministries with providing to the needs of traveling carnival fair workers.
She was an owner of Advanced Welding & Manufacturing, their family business where she was the business manager.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Beulah Baptist Church with Pastor Casey Butner officiating. Interment will follow in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home of Winter Garden.
In lieu of flowers the family asks for a donation be made to Beulah Baptist Church. 671 Beulah Road Winter Garden, Fl 34787.
Gloria is survived by her husband John Berndobler, daughters and son-in-laws Lynda and John Chesney and Jan and Alex McMichael,
3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 5 grand cats.
- Funeral Service Friday, February 14, 2020
- Final Resting Place