Obit: Cummings, Gladys A. (1924 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Cummings, Marg, Bardeleben, Smith, Schmidt, Stork

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/19/2013

Cummings, Gladys A. (9 November 1924 - 11 June 2013)

Gladys A. Cummings, 88, of Alma Center passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Family Heritage Care Center, Black River Falls. She was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Neillsville to Herbert and Emma (Marg) Bardeleben.

Gladys is a graduate of Neillsville High School. She was united in marriage to James Cummings April 20, 1946. Gladys worked at the Alma Center-Humbird-Merrillan School District in food service for 26 years, before retiring in 1989. She enjoyed baking and quilting. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary and Pine View Auxiliary. She taught Sunday school for 25 years and was part of the Ladies Aide. Gladys was also a RSVP volunteer.

She is survived by her children, Gary (Donna) Cummings of Alma Center, Judy Smith of Tomah, Barb (Pete) Schmidt of Black River Falls; daughter-in-law June Cummings of Alma Center; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband James; son Dale; a sister Helen; and a brother Art.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Alma Center. Rev. Steven Stork officiated. Burial followed in East Lawn Cemetery, Alma Center. Family and friends were invited for visitation Friday, June 14, 2013, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton. Family and friends were invited to visitation Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton assisted the family with arrangements.



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