Gloria Ann (Stai) Safranski, a member of Holy Redeemer Church since 1956, died March 27. She was 78.

Mrs. Safranski was born Oct. 12, 1934, in Evansville, Minn., to Alice and Jenner Stai and moved to Portland as a child. She married Richard Safranski in 1951 and was a homemaker.

She was preceded by brother, James Stai. She is survived by her husband; children, Rick Safranski (Mary Gail) and Kathy Chellis (Donald); sister, Darlene Painter-Tutmark; brother, Bob Stai; six grandchildren; 38 nieces and nephews; 58 great- and 11 great-great-nieces and -nephews.

A Mass was celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church. Memorial donations can be made to Holy Redeemer Church or School.