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Gladys G. Staael Claxton
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1910
Kenmare
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 20, 2011
Minot
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Gladys G. Claxton, 100, Kenmare, passed away May 20, 2011 in a Minot medical center.

Gladys was born December 18, 1910, in Kenmare, ND, the daughter of Otto and Thea (Hillestad) Staael. She was reared and educated in Kenmare and graduated from Kenmare High School. She later moved to California and married Norman Claxton in 1948. Gladys worked for Sears in sales in Walnut Creek, CA. Gladys and Norman retired and moved to Sun City, AZ. In the spring of 2007, Gladys moved to Kenmare.

Gladys was an accomplished artist and photographer. In 2010, she won a prize at the North Dakota State Fair for her tatting.

She has been a long time member of Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church in Sun City, AZ.

Gladys is survived by her brother, Duane "Budd" Staael, Kenmare; sister, Vie Dennhardt, Sun City, AZ; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brother, Harold Staael.

A centenarian 
 
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 Parents:
  Otto K. Staael (1884 - 1962)
  Thea C. Hillestad Staael (1888 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Norman K. Claxton (1914 - 2006)
 
 Siblings:
  Gladys G. Staael Claxton (1910 - 2011)
  Harold K Staael (1913 - 1983)*
  Duane H Staael (1927 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: ForgetMeNot
Record added: May 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70194396
Gladys G. <i>Staael</i> Claxton
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Gladys G. <i>Staael</i> Claxton
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