Gloria Ruiz Britt
Gloria Ruiz Britt, age 57, of Olathe, Kansas, died on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Olathe Hospice House. Services were held Saturday, September 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelton. The Reverend Jorge Canela officiated. Burial was in the Shelton Cemetery. Gloria was born on November 20, 1960, at Slaton, Texas, to Pablo and Juanita Ruiz, of Shelton. Gloria graduated from Shelton High School in 1979. She worked in retail for many years, where she made lifelong friends. Gloria did everything with gusto, becoming a pro at ceramics, counted cross-stitch, scrapbooking and photography. She was very devoted to her mother and loved her family time very much. Survivors of the immediate family include her husband, Hank Britt, of Olathe, Kansas; one daughter, Angie (Reyes) Calderon, of Olathe, Kansas; step-children, Eric (Maria) Britt, of Los Angeles, Tina (Henry) Ortega, of Los Angeles, and Brandi (Andrea) Broussard, of Kansas City, Kansas; granddaughters, Olivia and Yami Sanchez; step-grandchildren, Eric, Melanie, Yvonne, Selena and Isabella; and two sisters, Carmen (Tino) Salinas, of Olathe, Kansas, and Crestina (Roger) Ruyle, of Shelton. Gloria left behind numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Pablo Ruiz Sr., and her brother, Pablo Ruiz Jr.