Gloria Lou Crimmins

Jul 26, 1943 - Jul 20, 2004


Gloria was born in Dubuque, Iowa in 1943. She migrated to California in 1961 where she married her husband Bob, that same year. Gloria was a talented artist and a passionate learner. She loved to share her skill for drawing, painting and card making with her family and friends. Gloria’s passion for learning culminated in her return to college and eventual graduation with honors from Cosumnes River College at the age of 59.

Gloria’s passion and appreciation for all things related to tea was well known. She was a skilled leader, a generous and loving mother and a supportive wife. Her kind and glowing spirit will be missed by all who knew her.

Ms. Crimmins was the beloved wife of Bob, dear mother of Kim, Bob and Shane, loving daughter of Thelma Wood of Dubuque, Iowa; and sister of Jeanine Blumberg of St. Petersburg, FL. She is also survived by her grandsons Brandon and Bryce and her granddaughters Candace, Annalise, and Sarah; and a great grandson; Jaylen.

Funeral Home:
South East Lawn Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Boulevard
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


  • Wanda Beene says:

    Dear Family, We have lost a beautiful person that was beautiful inside as well as outside. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Heaven got one special person and we will miss her. Please accept my deepest heartfelt sympathy.

  • William and Diane Maxwell says:

    From the day we met, TEA was the dearest friend I ever had! I will remember her always, as the sister I never had, and the friend that will always be with me in my heart and thoughts. Di

  • Brandon and Tonya Maxwell says:

    In memory of a dear friend, whom we enjoyed shopping with, and having wonderful teaparties with! Also with much thankfulness for all the good advice she gave me! We will all miss her terribly! Tonya

  • Cathi (Cat) Harry says:

    My dear friend will be sorely missed. Tea was the most caring, thoughtful, courageous, smart & fun person I know. Her interest & support of our little special kid, Ashley, will never be forgotten. Our thoughts & prayers are with Bob & family. Love, Cat & Danny

  • Patti Rettle says:

    I didn’t know Gloria, “Tea”, personally, only through VBF group on the internet. What I did know of her, she was a very, caring person. I wish I had met her in person. She may be gone, but she will live in our hearts forever and ever! You will be missed!!

  • jeanette plake says:

    I Never had the pleasure of meeting TEA in person.I joined the VBF group and i felt like i had known TEA for a long time. She was such a special friend to me and the other girls in the club.I will miss her. My deepest sympathy to her family and friends. jeanette plake

  • Angie McDonald says:

    Tea was a very good internet friend. I never got to meet her in person,but she touch my heart in many ways. I will never forget her and her smile. love you tea angie

  • Pat Hildebrand says:

    I am one of Tea’s internet friends. She was such a beautiful woman who loved and was loved by many. My sympathy goes out to her family in their loss.

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