|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2003|
Gladys M. (Brady) Howard
Gladys M. Howard, age 78, died on Sept. 11, 2003 in Salida. Gladys was born on Feb. 2, 1925, to Horace L. Brady and Rebecca Jane (Grose) Brady in Cripple Creek. Gladys' grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grose. Her great grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Grose and Mr. and Mrs. James Tremayne. They were early settlers, ranchers and mining families in Alma, Buckskin and Fairplay.
Gladys was raised on the family's homestead ranches in Teller, Park and Fremont counties. In 1943, she met and married William E. Howard in Fairplay, where she lived out her life. Mr. Howard's parents homesteaded near Guffey. Gladys loved to work outdoors, enjoyed picnics, cooking and was an active member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Gladys is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Jane (Roger) Anderson; three brothers, Leonard (Elaine) Brady and T.R. (Rhoda) Brady of Canon City, and Joe (Ricky) Brady of Colorado Springs; three sisters, Faye (Roy) (Emmerson) Pray and Geraldine (Alfred) Black of Canon City, Ruby (Leo) Wittweer of Grand Junction; three grandchildren, Sheila Simpson of Roopville, Ga., Teresa (John) Gregg of Denver, Ty Anderson of Silverthorne; and two great-grandchildren, Samuel and Rebecca Simpson of Roopville, Ga.; sister-in-law Carolyn (Joe) Howard and brother-in-law Jim Howard; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Graveside services were held at the Fairplay Cemetery on Sept. 15. Rev. Kim Graber officiated the service. Pallbearers were Leonard Brady, Dick Brady, Joe Brady, Randy Brady, David Howard and Roger Howard. The Rebekah also held their traditional funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Leadville Cloud City Rebekah Lodge. Contributions may be sent to the Lewis & Glenn Funeral Home, 203 E. Sackett St., Salida, CO 81201.
Horace Leonard Brady (1893 - 1979)
Rebecca Jane Grose Brady (1897 - 1987)
William Edward Howard (1923 - 1993)*
Note: One large stone for her and husband William E. Howard
Maintained by: Robert Wacaser
Originally Created by: Ivan Erwin
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55021977