Gwendolyn Eloise Cox, 93, of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Long Term Care, while under the care of Iowa Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 27 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in rural Reinbeck. Burial will be held privately at Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral mass at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit our website at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com
Gwen is survived by her children, Judy (Lloyd) Allen, of Altoona, Iowa and Joe (Charlotte) Cox of Duluth, Georgia; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren and brother John (Imogene) Peterson of Mesa, AZ.