Gladys K. Trytten

Gladys K. Trytten, 91, Grand Forks, ND, died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Valley Senior Living on Columbia.

Gladys K. Breidenbach was born December 8, 1928 in Crosby, ND, the daughter of William and Hattie (Myhre) Breidenbach. Her family moved to Reynolds, ND in 1937 in the midst of the depression. She attended a rural elementary school, Reynolds High School, later graduating from State High School in 1958.

Gladys married Ernest Trytten on May 8, 1946 in Reynolds. While raising their family, Gladys was employed by UND, Hugo’s, H & R Block, and the USPS as a rural mail carrier. Gladys enjoyed sewing, remodeling homes, hardanger, rosemaling and quilting.

Survivors include her children, Connie (Larry) Hamre, Fargo, ND, Darrell (Debi) Trytten, Dickinson, ND, Richard Trytten, Carmel Valley, CA, Ginny (Lawrence) Sobolik, New Prague, MN, and Jackie Trytten, Mahtomedi, MN; 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren; and a sister, Peggy Landa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Trytten in 2004; her parents; and her brothers, Wilfred, Chester and Lloyd.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks.

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