Glessie Marie Surface, 88, of Taos, passed away Monday, January 17, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born July 30, 1933, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Frank and Lorraine (Wekenborg) Lock.
She was a 1952 graduate of St. Peter High School.
Glessie was united in marriage on January 7, 1956, in Jefferson City to Lester Clemence Surface who preceded her in death on May 25, 2010.
Glessie worked for the Missouri Department of Revenue for 17 years and owned and operated several small businesses throughout the area with her husband, Lester.
She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include four children, Craig Surface, Lori (Rick) Sullens, Doug (Anita) Surface, Amy (O’Neil) Wieberg, all of Taos; daughter-in-law, Tami Surface, Taos; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lester Surface; a son, Mitch Surface; a granddaughter, Corey Nichole Surface; one brother, Patrick Lock; and three sisters, Iona Bommel, Dorothy Wheeler, and Arlene Powell.
A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Jefferson City with visitation to follow till 6 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos with the Rev. Michael Penn officiating.
Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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