82, Appleton, passed away Friday, August 10, 2012 at Grand Horizons in Appleton. She was born December 18, 1929 in Fish Creek, WI to the late Claude and Winifred (Van Dyke) Kihl. Gladys was united in marriage to Wilbur D. Reid at First English Lutheran Church, Wausau on December 15, 1960. He preceded her in death on November 10, 2007. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church in Neenah with her husband. Gladys took sewing classes and loved to make things for her family. She worked as a Nurse's Aide at the Outagamie County Health Center. For 23 years retiring in 1987.
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She is survived by her son, Randy (Marcia) Latham, Appleton; a sisters: June Wicihowski, North Carolina; Arlene (Alfred) Chouinard, Appleton; a brother, Claude Kihl, Kaukauna; grandchildren: Randi Jean, Ryan of Appleton and Rachel, Hortonville; a great granddaughter, Madyson Latham; many nieces and nephews.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters: Doris and Emily; three brothers: Robert, Clyde and James.
Funeral Services for Gladys will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, August, 17, 2012 at the funeral home with Chaplain Brad McIntyre officiating. Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Friends may visit the family Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the funeral home from 4 - 7 pm and again Friday morning from 9 am until the time of services. A memorial fund is being established.
A special thank you to the staff of Grand Horizons and Southern Care Hospice, especially Sarah and Karlee for their wonderful care of Gladys. Also a thank you to Dr. Gene Rigstad for his many years of care, her guardian, Jim Sullivan and her dear friend, Sharon Rupiper for being there for Gladys.
Grandma, we will miss you. Thanks for all the fun memories, Love Randi Jean
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Aug. 12, 2012