Gretchen Ann (Krieger) Spear died Jan. 16. She was 78.

Mrs. Spear was born 78 July 17, 1935, in Grand Island, Neb. She married Robert Spear in 1964. She worked as a real estate agent for more than 30 years in the Portland-Metro area.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991. She is survived by her sister, Corrine Mae Fickey; sons, Kyle and Brian; and two grandchildren.  

A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Holy Trinity Church in Beaverton, followed by a reception.