Age 83 of Coon Rapids passed away May 13, 2013 while in the care of her family. She is survived by her husband Ray; sons Mark and Steven; granddaughter Ana, sisters Shirley & Marilyn, Brother David; ten nieces and nephews. Gladys started her nursing career in Worthington MN. She later moved on to be an instructor for 25 years at Mounds Midway School of Nursing. Gladys finished her nursing career being instrumental in starting the hospice at Midway Hospital. She retired and spent the next 12 years as a hospice nurse in Hayward WI. Family asks that memorials be sent to J.A. Wedum Hospice, 9350 Noble Parkway N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443. Visitation at 1:00PM, Memorial service at2:00 PM Saturday May 18, 2013 at at ADVENT LUTHERAN CHURCH, 540 East River Road, Anoka MN (763)421-8990.