|Gladys Johanneck, 91|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Gladys Johanneck, 91, died on Thursday, May 19, 2005 at Northwest Medical Center, CNC Unit, Thief River Falls.
Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, May 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls, with Father Tim Bushy presiding. Interment was held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake Falls.
Gladys Peterson was born August 14, 1913 in St. Hilaire, the daughter of Gabriel and Josephine (Eide) Peterson. She was baptized and confirmed at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Hilaire. She was raised near Hazel and graduated from St. Hilaire High School in 1932. Gladys sewed for many people in the St. Hilaire area.
Gladys was united in marriage to Raymond Johanneck on November 27, 1934 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Plummer. The couple lived in the Plummer area until 1939, when they moved to a farm in Gervais Township, near Red Lake Falls. Gladys worked at Land O’ Lakes, in dietary, laundry department at Hillcrest Nursing Home and St. Joseph Hot Lunch for many years. In 1989 she moved to Sunset in Red Lake Falls.
She enjoyed being a seamstress, needlework, working with ceramics, gardening, cooking, especially making bread.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joseph Guild, St. Ann Society, a charter member of Catholic Daughters and Friendly Circle Homemakers Group.
Gladys is survived by six children, Jean Hagl of Red Lake Falls, Gerald (Jacqueline) Johanneck of Oak Creek, Wis., Herbert (Lois) Johanneck, Carol (Leroy) Audette and James (Waivel) Johanneck, all of Red Lake Falls and Joseph Johanneck of Moorhead; 25 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph (Darlene) Peterson of Thief River Falls and Dale Peterson of Minneapolis; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, in 1994; one son, John; one daughter, Marion; her parents; brother, Melford Peterson; one grandson; one son-in-law, Don Hagl; and sister-in-law, Bernice Peterson.