Gladys Irene Marcott, 83, of Abbotsford, passed away at her residence in Abbotsford.
Gladys was born December 16, 1931, in Waubay, S.D., the daughter of Arthur and Ruth (Pierce) Krause. She received her education at Waubay schools and was a 1949 graduate of Waubay High School. Gladys attended the Saint Paul Bible Institute in Minnesota and worked at the Dessie Scott Children’s Home in Pine Ridge, Ky.
On August 7, 1965, she was united in marriage to Wilfred Marcott at the Owen Alliance Church in Owen. She lived on the Marcott family farm in the Town of Mayville. Gladys worked at the Continental Manor Nursing Home in Abbotsford and Kramer’s IGA in Abbotsford for a number of years and at the Colonial Living Center in Colby as a member of the activity team until her retirement. She helped the elderly with their housekeeping and by getting their groceries.
She was a member of the Curtiss Alliance Church and she loved to read the Bible, tend her flower garden and spending time with her family.
Gladys is survived by her children, Donald (Shirley) Marcott of Weston, Susan (John) Milbeck of New Berlin and Burdella (Bill) Blumenstein of Rib Lake; 19 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and cherished friend, George Eloranta.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilfred; a sister, Ethel; and sons, Arthur, Robert and Richard Marcott.
A visitation was held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Curtiss Missionary Alliance Church in Curtiss with the service at 2 p.m. Reverend Carl Swarr presided. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Curtiss.
The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com.