You are viewing the print version of this article. Click here to view the full version.
Columbia Missourian

Gloria Seabaugh, April 21, 1939 — Nov. 24, 2012, of Blue Springs

By Memorial Funeral Home
November 26, 2012 | 12:32 p.m. CST

Gloria Ann Seabaugh, 73, of Blue Springs, MO, formerly of Columbia, MO, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2012 at Shrangri-La Rehab and Living Center in Blue Springs.

Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia, MO on Nov. 29, 2012 at 12:00pm with the funeral service immediately following at 1:00pm.  Burial will follow the funeral at Memorial Park Cemetery at 1:30pm. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Memorial Funeral Home.

Gloria was born in Sioux City, Iowa on April 21, 1939 to John and Ellen (Christensen) Wray.  She graduated from Holy Family High School in 1957 and was Valedictorian of her class.

Gloria was married to Dan Seabaugh on October 8, 1960 in St. Louis, MO; they were married 45 years.

Gloria worked as an Office Assistant, Assistant Director, then Director of Human Resources for the City of Columbia, retiring after 21 years of service.  She enjoyed singing, playing the piano, baking, sewing and interior decorating.  She devoted herself to her family and the activities in which her children were involved.

Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ellen; and husband, Dan.

Gloria is survived by four sisters, Mary (Frank) May, Joan Wray, Nancy (Bob) Goodwyn, and Peggy (Steve) Scheidker; two brothers, Tom (Jean Ann) Wray, and Mike (Jessica) Wray; three sons, Steve (Rita) Seabaugh, Scott, (Katie) Seabaugh, and John (Lisa) Seabaugh all of Columbia; a daughter, Joyce (Lanny) Foutz of Blue Springs; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association at or Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home at

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Eldercare and Candlelight Lodge of Columbia as well as Shangri-La Rehab and Living Center in Blue Springs for their support over the years.  Tributes may be left online at