Gladys Benora Thorson Newman

  • Birth 21 Feb 1918
  • Death 23 Aug 2006
  • Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: private
  • Memorial ID 23953570

Gladys Benora Newman, 88, of Troy, Ohio passed away at her residence on August 23, 2006. She was born in Houston, MN on February 21, 1918 to the late Theodore and Bertha (Karlesbraaten) Thorson. She married John "Jerry" Glen Newman on August 10, 1945, and he passed away along with her on August 23, 2006.
Gladys is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kimm and Ron Wells of Troy; 2 granddaughters and spouses, Katherin and Mike Nolte of Iowa City, IA, Ashley and Bill Smith of North Bend; her brother and sister-in-law, Tenus and Lola Thorson and their daughter, Twyla of Houston, MN; her sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Dr. George Lemon of Brentwood, TN
Gladys was preceded in death by her 3 brothers, Tenart, Berdeen, and Ole Thorson.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Troy, where she was a member and two term President of the Lutheran Church Women.
Gladys graduated from Mound Midway Nursing School in Minnesota.
She was a Nurse Anesthetist in Oak Ridge, TN, and this is where she met and married her husband. Gladys retired in 1983 as an Nurse Anesthetist, having worked at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. She was also an author of 2 books and was currently working on her third book titled "Room Nine."
She was a member of the American Assoc. of Nurse Anesthetists, Dayton Assoc. of Nurse Anesthetists in which she served as President two different terms; an Alum of the University of Minnesota Nurse Anesthetists.
There will be a Memorial Service held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at First Lutheran Church 2899 W. Main St., Troy, Ohio with Pastor Ric Barnes officiating. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy.


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  • Created by: Pam Estes gedmatch# T131729
  • Added: 14 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23953570
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Benora Thorson Newman (21 Feb 1918–23 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23953570, ; Maintained by Pam Estes gedmatch# T131729 (contributor 46799761) Cremated, Other, who reports a private.