Chesterton Tribune

Gladys J. Jones dies at 95

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Gladys J. Jones, of Chesterton, passed away Wednesday evening, July 9, 2008 at The Waters of Duneland, Chesterton. She was 95.

She was born May 18, 1913 in Clinton, the daughter of Claude and Jessie (McKey) Gossett, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Robert (Carolyn) Jones and David (Dorothy) Jones, both of Chesterton; six grandchildren, Holly (Kent) Mishler, of Chesterton, Scott (Cathy) Jones of Valparaiso, Craig (Rachel) Jones of Chesterton and Vera Jones of Chesterton, Amy (Dan) Schausfelberger of LaGrange Park, Ill., Beth (West) York, of Chesterton; 12 great-grandchildren, Matt and Laura Mishler, Adam, Owen and Colin Schausfelberger, Macey, Grahm and Bridgette Jones, Elizabeth, David, Paul and Jason Jones.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Harold, Herbert and Frank Gossett and a sister, Grace Jenkins.

Gladys was a graduate of Clinton High School, Clinton, Ind. She was a member of Royal Neighbors of America and a former member of Crocker Bible Church. She was employed at Talos Manufacturing and Electra-Seal, with 30 years service. She enjoyed needlepoint and crocheting and loved her cats and dogs.

A Memorial service, David Jones officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15 at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. Interment of cremains will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at White-Love Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given to the local Meals on Wheels program (St. Johnís United Church) or VNA Hospice Program, 501 Marquette St. Valparaiso, IN 46383.

For information, please call 926-1309.

 

Posted 7/11/2008