Gladys M. BragerGladys M. Brager, 99, of Finley, ND passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at Bethany Homes, Fargo, ND.
Gladys M. Brager
Gladys M. Brager, 99, of Finley, ND passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at Bethany Homes, Fargo, ND.
Gladys M. Samnoen was born June 25, 1912, in Golden Lake Township of Steele County. She grew up in Golden Lake Township and graduated from Hatton High School in 1930. Upon graduation she attended Mayville State Teachers College and taught at various one room rural schools and finished her teaching career at Hope, ND.
On June 15, 1942, she married Harry Brager at Grand Forks, ND. In October of 1943, they moved to the farm near Finley. In 2006, she moved to Fargo to live with her daughter, Ruth and has resided at Bethany Homes since June of 2011.
Survivors include her children: Harlan (Mary) Brager, Kenmore, WA, Diane (Paul) Newburgh, West Fargo, ND, John Brager, Finley, and Ruth Horob, Fargo, ND; grandchildren: Brian Brager and Lisa Whittlesey; Jennifer, Mark, and Steven Newburgh; Rhonda Kitch, Corey and Chris Horob; 17 great grandchildren; sister, Mildred Skurdell, Northwood, ND; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Harry on June 18, 1994; grandson, Scott Brager; and sisters: Martha Braaten, Thea Berge, and Inga Ewbank.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at the Finley Lutheran Church, Finley, ND.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 22nd from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the church.
Burial in the Bethany Cemetery, Finley, ND.
Online guestbook at www.bildenfuneralhome.com