Gloria Krentscher



Gloria Ann (Crump) Krentscher, age 86, of New Palestine, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Methodist Hospital. Born on February 18, 1936, she was the daughter of Audrey and Virgil Crump. In 1958, she married Claus Krentscher in Richmond, Indiana.

She was a member of Community Christian Church and the Homemaker’s Club. Gloria often volunteered with the Hancock Hope House, the Red Cross and also participated in many Relays for Life. She was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Troup #244 and helped with the reading program at New Palestine Elementary. Gloria loved spending time with her family, playing board games with her grandchildren and reading her Bible. She enjoyed sitting outside on her patio listening to the birds and attending her flower garden.

Gloria is survived by her loving children, Roger Krentscher, Beverly Hassinger, Allen Krentscher and Mike Krentscher (Jennifer); and grandchildren, Rebecca Hassinger, Emily Reedy, Seth and Ella Krentscher, and Brandon Sharer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Audrey and Virgil; husband, Claus; sisters, Betty Jo Wamsley, Maude Ellen Crews and Mary Lou Reynolds; and brothers, Bobby and Jimmy Crump.

A Celebration of Gloria’s Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary &Crematory in Greenfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to Hancock Hope House, 35 E Pierson St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share a memory or condolence at


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