Gladys Murray, 88Gladys Hope Murray, 88, of New Richmond, Wis., formerly of Duluth, died Saturday, Dec. 29, in New Richmond, at the home of her daughter Lynn.
Gladys Hope Murray, 88, of New Richmond, Wis., formerly of Duluth, died Saturday, Dec. 29, in New Richmond, at the home of her daughter Lynn.
Gladys was born in Duluth on July 25, 1924, to Laura (Larson) and Jens P. Hansen. She grew up on a farm in southern Minnesota and graduated from Garden City High School. She later moved north to Duluth and worked several jobs, including Northshore Manufacturing and General Electric. It was during this time that she met her future husband. She married Chester L. Murray Sept. 15, 1950, and celebrated many years of happiness until his death on Aug. 30, 1987.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother Dallas; and sisters, Doris and Joy.
Gladys is survived by her daughters, Lynn (Ed Tousley) Johnson of New Richmond and Robin (Knute) Graves of Oliver, Wis.; brother Keith of Cloquet, Minn.; grandsons, Rusty (Sara) and Cody (Leiha); and great-grandchildren, Alex, Kenny, and Stevie, and one more due in January 2013; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation 12 noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Bell Brothers Funeral Home, 601 N. 56th Ave. W., Duluth.
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