WATERMAN – Gladys L. Dolder, 88, of Waterman, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Prairie Crossing Living & Rehab Center in Shabbona.
Born Nov. 2, 1925, in Waterman, the daughter of Gust and Serena (Olson) Swanson, she married Robert Dolder on Aug. 24, 1944.
Gladys was a graduate of Shabbona High School. She was a homemaker, employed at Grahams Grocery and Waterman State Bank. Bob and Gladys moved to Stone Lake, Wis., after retirement. After the death of Bob, she moved back to Waterman. The last few years she was a resident at the nursing home in Shabbona.
Survivors include a son, Gary Dolder of Waterman; daughter, Janette Vipond of North Richland Hills, Texas; two grandchildren, Holly (Charles) Thompson of Eugene, Ore., and Mark (Maria) Vipond of Austin, Texas; brother-in-law, Jim (Theresa) Dolder; four great-grandchildren, Abigayle Thompson, Brian Vipond, Ashley Vipond and Sarah Vipond; and four nieces and nephews, Paul (Carol) Dolder, Lynn (Patrick) Upton, Diane (Keith) Allen and David (Karla) Lorenz.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; sister, Bessie St. Clair; and son-in-law, Russell Vipond.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Cremation arrangements were completed by Jacobson Funeral Home in Shabbona.