|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1920|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 2005|
Otter Tail County
Gladys Ruby Widness, 85, of Richville, MN, died Friday, November 11, 2005. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Amor, MN. Reverend James Gronbeck will officiate with burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, November 14, 2005 at Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham from 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7 pm and also one hour prior to service at the church.Gladys was born September 4, 1920 in Folden Township, near Henning, MN, to Eric and Ragna (Thorson) Bergrud. She married Albert Widness on April 1, 1946. They resided in Fergus Falls, MN until 1949 when they bought a farm near Richville, MN where Gladys resided until her illness in 1980. She then resided at the Perham Memorial Home in Perham. Gladys was an active member of the Women's Auxiliary, Zion Amor Church and Richville Senior Citizens until 1980.Surviving Gladys are her two daughters, Hazel (Gale) Hamner, Moorhead, MN; and Bernice (Marlin) Kubitz, Monticello, MN; one son, Arvin (Sheila) Widness, Richville, MN; nine grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Albert, July 29, 1993; and great grandchild, Anthony Hamner.Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, MN, is in charge of arrangements. 218-346-5175.
Erick Bergrud (1873 - 1944)
Ragna Caroline Thorson Bergrud (1897 - 1950)
Albert Oscar Widness (1915 - 1993)*
Note: Provided courtesy of the Otter Tail County Historical Society (www.otchs.org), which has further information available in its research library and on its web site.
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73085774
Gladys is my daughter's Great Grandmother. You are not forgotten.|
Added: Aug. 28, 2012