Married 12th August 1951 in Almena, Barron Co. to Manley Griffen Fossen, she was the daughter of Otto and Jennie Briesemeister.
Kalamazoo Gazette obituary. 30th October, 2011.
Former Kalamazoo resident, passed away on October, 21, 2011 in Pensacola, Fl. following an extended illness. Born on August, 30, 1028, in Almena, WI. to Jennie and Otto Briesemeister. Graduate of the University of Wisconsin River Falls (River Falls State Teachers College), recipient of her MA in Education from Western Michigan University. Gladys began her teaching career in Grantsburg, WI. and taught in Richland, MI prior to her long career in the Portage Public Schools. Gladys is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Bud, children John (Sylvia) Fossen, Luana (Len) Bierlein and six grandchildren. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.
Manley Griffen Fossen
Norman Edward Briesemeister
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