Gloria A. and Richard C. "Dick" Fink

Aug 28, 2021
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Family Directed Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 22, 2021 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
207 W. Louise Street, Waterloo, Iowa 50703
People who attend are requested to wear a mask.

Military Rites by Evansdale AMVETS and Iowa Army National Guard Honor Guard


One hour prior to the service 


Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo


St. Paul's United Methodist Church or Cedar Bend Humane Society (P.E.T.P.A.L.S.)


Gloria A. Fink, 82, of Waterloo, died Saturday, August 28, 2021 unexpectedly at her home.
Richard "Dick" Fink, 83, died Friday, September 24, at UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital.

Gloria was born Dec. 22, 1938 in Waterloo, daughter of Glenn and Marie (Ulrich) Thompson. She graduated from West High School in 1957. She was a telephone operator at AT&T (Northwestern Bell) for 30 years, retiring in 1988.

Dick was born May 14, 1938, son of Harold and LaVonne (Hickel) Fink. He graduated from East High School in 1956. He was a tool grinder at John Deere, retiring in 1990 after 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local 838.

They were members of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Waterloo. Gloria and Dick had many good friends with whom they enjoyed spending time with over the years. They also enjoyed bowling and were in several leagues throughout the years. They made many trips to Minnesota and Canada to go fishing. Gloria was active in PETPALS at the Cedar Bend Humane Society.

Survived by Gloria’s brother, Roger Thompson‚ Waterloo; 3 nieces; and 1 nephew.

Preceded in death by: their parents: Gloria’s sister, Marilyn Neuman and sister-in-law, Vickie Thompson.


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  1. Ron Britt | Oct 23, 2021
    Sorry to hear about Dick and Gloria.  Many fun times with Dick at the Waterloo Bowl-In

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