LINNEUS - Gloria M. Kitchen, 81, of Linneus, died Jan. 30, 2016 in Houlton. She was born Jan. 30, 1935 in Prentiss, the daughter of Earl and Lillian (Richardson) Bradeen.
She was co-owner of Kitchen's Garage for 44 years, and charter member of the Houlton Lions and Lioness Club. Gloria enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by five children, Inez McLean of Houlton, Wanda Kitchen of Houlton, Sandra and Gary Sanders of Linneus, Bruce and Mary Kitchen of Hodgdon, and Brent and Jeannie Kitchen of Baileyville, N.C.; several grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren, including special granddaughter, Blanche and her husband, Patrick Russell; one sister, Charlene and Thomas Flewelling of Houlton; and special family friends, Mike and Kim Folsom, and Sonny and Diane Folsom.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 61 years, Robert; a daughter, Debbie; and a son, Michael and his girlfriend Heidi.
Friends may call 1-2pm Tue. Feb. 2 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton where a funeral service will be held at 2pm with the Rev. Wayne Robertson officiating. Spring interment will be in the Linneus Cemetery. For an online guestbook and to leave condolences, visit
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