Gloria A. Seitz, 89, of Lake Tapawingo, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at the Villages of Jackson Creek, Independence, MO. She was born May 13, 1932 in Appleton City, MO, the daughter of G.H. and Selma (Cordes) Scholz.
Gloria held degrees in both Psychology and Music (Piano and Music Theory). Gloria was a published author, and had written a workbook on Music Theory. In 1978 she married Dr. Elson Seitz. In 1979 she and Elson traveled to Cuba with the Southeastern Psychological Association on a good will mission and were guests at the psychiatric hospital in Havana. She was a Life Member of the American Psychological Association. Gloria and Elson were owners and managers of Stone Hinge Stables, LLC, where they raised horses. They were also former members of the National Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. She was a member of Timothy Lutheran Church, Blue Springs, MO, as well as an associate member of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Largo, FL, where they enjoyed winters.
Gloria is survived by her husband Dr. Elson Seitz, her son, Benny Binegar, step-son, Dr. Richard Seitz, her American Field Service daughter, Anette Toppan of Brazil, three grandchildren; Nicole Wylie (Roy), Isaac Seitz, and Joy Seitz, as well as three great-grandchildren; Abby Wylie, Sam Wylie, and Julie Wylie. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Gerald Scholz, grandson, Brent Binegar, her German Shepherd, Saudi and her other dogs. Gloria was known for being a very kind and giving person. Her family would like to express their sincere thanks the Villages of Jackson Creek Memory Care and to Harbor Hospice for their excellent care.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2022 all at Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Burial will follow at Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee’s Summit, MO. Memorial contributions in Gloria’s name are suggested to Timothy Lutheran Church, the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W. Lilburn, GA 30047. Memories of Gloria and words of comfort for her family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.