Gladys Simon, 69, Hoven, died March 2, 2013 at Avera Mother Joseph Manor, Aberdeen. Mass of Christian Burial was March 8 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Brian Simon, Celebrant, and Father Kevin Doyle, Concelebrant. Burial followed at the St. Anthony Cemetery.
Gladys Irene Kaup, daughter of Angeline L. (Wickert) and Frank J. Kaup, was born at Gettysburg on Oct. 13, 1943. She graduated from Hoven High School in 1961, and Stewart’s School of Hairstyling in Aberdeen. Gladys married LaVern Simon at Hoven on June 4, 1963.
She is survived by her husband, LaVern; one son, Dean (Jill) Simon of Brandon; two daughters, Joy (Bill) Keller of Watertown and Julene (Mike) Schlachter of Gettysburg; three brothers, Ray (Roselyn) Kaup of Sioux Falls, Ronnie (Linda) Kaup and Richard (Mary Jo) Kaup of Hoven; four sisters, Elaine Seurer and Ruby (Darrel) Rausch of Hoven, Darlene Weisgram of Chanhassen, MN, and Clarice (Vic) VanWell of Watertown; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Jody, two brothers, Dean and Jerry.
Lien Funeral Home, Bowdle, is in charge of arrangements.