Gladys Winberg. Submitted photo
Gladys Winberg. Submitted photo

Gladys Harriet Winberg (91) of Woodville, WI passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Park View Nursing Home in Woodville, after a brief illness. 

Born March 27, 1927 in the township of Glenwood, she was the daughter of Albert & Selma (Peterson) Busch.  She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at Holy Trinity Church in Glenwood City.  Throughout her high school years Gladys worked at Barks Bakery in Glenwood.  After graduation in 1944, she attended the Electronics Institute in Mpls. Upon completion she accepted a position with the Santa Fe Railway in Bakersfield, CA as a teletype operator.  Later returning to WI, she worked at the Great Northern Station in Mpls.  She was also an employee at the Star Tribune in the accounting department and remained there until her retirement in 1980.

Gladys married Raymond Winberg on September 16, 1950 at the Holy Trinity Church in Glenwood.  Throughout their working years they maintained a home in Mpls., as well as one on the St. Croix River out of Dairyland, WI.  Time there was spent hunting, fishing, gardening and wild berry picking.  In the early seventies, the Government declared the St. Croix as a wild river and all buildings were either to be moved or evacuated when the owners deceased their occupancy, which they did move in the early 1980’s.  Retired and resided in Woodville. Ray & Gladys enjoyed a new venture upon retirement as they traveled to many foreign countries and the states as well.

Gladys Winberg was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond, in-laws Harry & Minnie Winberg, brother Leonard & wife Rosalie, sister-in-law Jeanette Busch, brother-in laws Melvin & wife Donna, Francis, Clifford & Wife Carolyn, Gerhard and Esther Koosmann, and Sister-in-law Eileen Mrdutt.

Memorial service for Gladys Winberg was held at 11am on Monday, July 16, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church, Woodville, WI. Visitation was one hour before the service.

Burial will be at a later date beside her husband at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Memorials to:  Vision Impairment Outreach Program, 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, WI 54016.