|Gladys Dalager, 80|
|Written by TRF Times|
St. Paul - Funeral services for Gladys Dalager, 80, formerly of St. Hilaire, will be held on Thursday, October 21 at Calvary Lutheran Church in St. Hilaire.
Gladys Pearl Nelson was born in November 1923 and raised in Hazel. She graduated from St. Hilaire High School and worked as a bookkeeper before marrying Horace Dalager in 1945. They farmed in rural St. Hilaire where Gladys enjoyed working outside with her husband and the animals. She enjoyed raising her children as well as many hand crafts. After her husband died in 1975, she moved to the Huot Apartments in St. Hilaire in 1977. In 1985, she moved to St. Paul and then in 1999 to Arden Hills, to a nursing home close to her daughter, where she died on October 16, 2004.
Survivors include her children, Howard (Margaret) of St. Hilaire and Grace (Sean) McCarron of St. Paul; two grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Peter Nelson and Gina Hestekind Nelson and her husband Horace Dalager.