Gladys Leona <I>Hanson</I> Roy

Gladys Leona Hanson Roy

Birth
Elkton, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 2 Jun 2011 (aged 95)
Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 167
Memorial ID 70798313 · View Source
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Gladys L. Roy, 95 of Adams died Thursday June 2, 2011 at the Oaklawn Health Care Center, Mankato, MN, where she has resided since March of 2010.

Gladys Leona Roy was born December 9, 1915 at Elkton, MN the daughter of Gustav L. and Lena (Anderson) Hanson. She graduated as salutatorian from Elkton High School and was married to Robert I. Roy on July 9, 1939 at the First Presbyterian Church in Leroy, MN. The Roy's lived in Austin where Gladys was a homemaker and served as a Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den Mother. In 1961 the Roy's moved Adams where she was a member of Little Cedar Lutheran Church and very active in circle and WELCA and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Gladys was an avid Twins fan and loved to dance. She also learned to play the organ by ear and played for many family gatherings.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Roger six brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Roger Stoufer, Mankato, MN, Grandchildren, Bradley Roy, Austin, MN, Scott Roy, Aberdeen, SD, Shelly Stoufer, Mankato, MN, David Stoufer, Mankato, MN, Chad Stoufer, Mankato, MN, sister-in-law, Millie Hanson, Pine Grove, MI, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 6, 2011 at the Little Cedar Lutheran Church, Adams, MN. Interment will be at the Little Cedar Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 AM Monday until the time of the service at the Little Cedar Lutheran Church. The family prefers memorials to Little Cedar Lutheran Church or the American Red Cross. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks the staff of the Oaklawn Health Care Center for the loving care given to Gladys during the time the she has resided there.

Obituary and photo from Clasen-Jordan Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 3 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70798313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Leona Hanson Roy (9 Dec 1915–2 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70798313, citing Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .