Gloria I. "Nan" Douglas

Most important role was as matriarch to her daughters, grandchildren & great grandchildren.

Services: Private Graveside at a later date.

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Gloria I. "Nan" Douglas, 92, formerly of Columbia, passed away on January 25, 2019. She was the wife of the late Richard B. Douglas, who preceded her in death in 1996. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late David and Annie McCall Devine.

Nan was an excellent cook working in various area establishments, but was most known as the cook at the Red Rose Memorial Post 2435, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Columbia, with whom she was life member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Her recipe for crab cakes is still a closely held family secret. In addition, she was a member of St. James's Lutheran Church, Columbia.

Most important was her role as matriarch to her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Cathie, wife of Bob Miller; Brenda, wife of Bill Rauch; Lynn Risser; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and sister Nancy Nau. A number of siblings preceded her in death.

At Nan's request, a private graveside service will be held in Silver Spring Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.

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