Gladys Arlene Judes, aged 73 passed away March 20, 2021 surrounded by her husband Dale and siblings. Born to W. Herbert (Herb) Claude and Winnifed (Cowthorp) Claude, February 16, 1948 in Melrose, MN. She married Dales Judes on September 6, 1969. She graduated from the U of M, St. Paul and taught Home Economics in MN and AZ.
After farming in the Browerville area in the 1980’s, Gladys and Dale joined the Peace Corp, assigned to Belize, where Gladys taught school during her 2 year assignment. When returning to the US, Gladys and Dale returned to farming in the Belgrade area. After retiring in Eagle Bend, Gladys ran the LSS nutrition program at the local senior center. She was also an avid quilter and did long arm quilting for local charities, churches and raffles as well as made quilts for family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Dale, sisters Betty Dean, Mary Wandersheid of Sauk Centre, Linda Gibbons, Zephyrhills, Fl, Sharon (Don) Olson, Buffalo, MN and brother Jim (Barb Burka) of Burnsville, MN. In-laws Ken (Bonnie) Judes, Dan (Darla) Judes, Carol (Larry) Stuckey, Carl (Sandy) Judes.
The Celebration of Life will be held later this summer.