Gladys Elaine Syverud of Echo passed away January 10, 2013. Services were held at Grace Lutheran Church in Belview Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
Following the services burial was at the Echo Cemetery.
Online condolences can be placed at www.sunsetfuneralassociation.com. Arrangements were handled by Sunset Funeral and Cremation of Echo and Wabasso.
Gladys was born in Echo to Chris and Emma (Kunz) Lindner. Upon graduation from Echo High School, she worked for Dr. Clausen in the dental office for six years.
During this time she married Duane (Bud) Syverud. Later they bought and operated a cafe in Hazel Run until Duane was called to Army service. After his return from service Duane and Gladys lived in Battle Creek, Mich. for several years. They returned to Echo and spent the remainder of their lives there.
Gladys is survived by her daughter Diane Chapman and husband Dennis of Elk River, her grandchildren Patrick Chapman and Sheaya of Sanford, Fla. and Haley Kalla and husband Troy of Rice. Her beloved great-grandchildren are Ryland Chapman, Fiona Kalla and Adalye Kalla. nieces Jayne Shermer of Andover, Kathy and Ed Klein of Minneapolis, Nancy and Bill Hall of Portland, Ore., nephews Ted Grams of Hoyt Lakes, Ray and Flo Grams of Eau Claire, Wis., Mike Grams of Minneapolis and Bob and Ann Timm of Maryville, Wash.
Her father, mother, husband Duane and sister Lou and Les Christopherson preceded her in death.