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Morningstar (AP)
Gladys M. Morningstar

Posted on Feb. 7, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

March 3, 1918 - Feb. 6, 2013

GOSHEN — Gladys May Morningstar, 94, of Goshen, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Greencroft Healthcare.

She was born March 3, 1918, in St. Joseph County to Joe and Myrtle (Weaver) Hygema.

Surviving are daughters Fern (Gene) Wainescott of Curtis, Wis., Rosetta (Arthur) Schieber of Union, Mich., and Charlotte Blosser of Syracuse; sister Dorothy Hart of Marion; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was Mervin Morningstar, the father of her children.

Gladys worked at IXL and Homecrest and was a member of Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren. She was a member of Concord Fire Department Auxiliary.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren. Pastor Mark Bendes will officiate and burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren.

Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.