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Gladys Thomson Obituary
Gladys Thomson age 88, of St. Charles, passed away December 21, 2013. She was born in Chicago, IL to Ragnar and Emily Mortenson. She spent her early years in Shortville, WI, moving to Chicago following graduation from High School. She met her husband Donald at a dance, and they made their home in Chicago, while she worked at Skidmore Owens & Merrill. After several years they relocated in Elmhurst, raising their three children. In 1975 she started to work for York High School as Financial Secretary, until her retirement in 1987. She is survived by her three children Ellen (Forrest) Nelson, James (Melissa) Thomson, Karen Thomson-Utz, four grandchildren Stephanie (Gustave) Gerhardt, Douglas Nelson, Keith Nelson, Joseph Utz, three great-grandchildren Wesley Nelson, Levi and Isla Gerhardt, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, and brother, Robert Mortenson. A Memorial Visitation will be 1-2:00 P.M. Sunday January 12, 2014 at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street (Corner of Rt. 25 & Rt. 64) St. Charles, IL 60174. A Memorial Service will follow Visitation at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Brighton Gardens in St. Charles. To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral homes' obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva, 630-232-7337 or like us on Facebook.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 22, 2013
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