Gladys I. Wildeboer

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Gladys I. Wildeboer

Gladys I. Wildeboer
October 7, 1919  •  April 25, 2016  
Gladys I. Wildeboer, 96, of Benson, Minnesota died Monday afternoon, April 25, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Benson.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 28, at the Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ in Benson.  Interment was in the Benson City Cemetery.  Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church.   

Gladys I. Wildeboer was born October 7, 1919, in Kensal, North Dakota, the daughter of Samuel and Mary (Wayne) Atchison.  She grew up in the Benson area, was baptized at West Zion Church, confirmed at St. Pauli Church in Swift Falls and received her education in the Benson schools.  

December 30, 1938, Gladys was united in marriage to Dan Wildeboer and they made their home in the Benson community.  She was a homemaker and also employed at Ben Franklin in Benson for over 32 years.  Gladys was a member of the United Church of Christ in Benson.  Gladys belonged to the Pilgrim Sewing Club, Priscilla Circle and Fellowship and the Six Mile Grove Birthday Club.  Her hobbies included, sewing, baking, gardening and crocheting.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna (and Eugene) Perrault of Virginia, Minnesota; one granddaughter, Vallana Perrault of Minneapolis and one sister, Alice Leon of Starbuck; besides other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dan in 2005; one grandson, Monty Todd Perrault; three brothers, Arnold, Leo and Raymond Atchison; and four sisters, Jessie Todd, June Olson, Marion Clark and Grace Hilden.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ Memorial Fund are preferred.

Arrangements were with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.

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