Gladys Person

May 1, 1923-June 20, 2020

Gladys Person, 97, long-

time Des Lacs area

resident, died peacefully

on Saturday, June 20,

2020 in a Minot assisted

living facility. Gladys’ lov-

ing family was at her side

and they had received as-

sistance from Caring Edge

Hospice for the past few


Gladys Julia Carrolla In-

golfsland was born on

May 1, 1923, in Badger,

MN, to Gilbert and Helma

(Losby) Ingolfsland. Her

family moved to the Des

Lacs area in 1924 and she

was raised on a farm in

Rolling Green Township

of Ward County south of

Des Lacs. She attended

rural school and Des Lacs

High School.

Gladys married Dave

Person in 1945. They

made their home on a

farm in Rolling Green

Township of Ward Coun-

ty where they raised small

grains and livestock. Also,

Gladys was employed as a

cook at the Ma and Pa

General Store and Restau-

rant. More recently, she

had been a child care pro-

vider for family, neigh-

bors and friends. She

moved into Des Lacs in

1978. Dave died on De-

cember 28, 1977. Gladys

had resided at ProHealth

for the past four years.

Gladys was a lifelong

member of the Des Lacs

United Methodist Church

and especially enjoyed

gardening, crocheting and

lefse making.

Gladys’ loving family

includes: her children:

Cheryl Brown, Judith

(Jim) Johnson, Mary Ann

Derr, Nancy (John) Lau-

bacher, Paul Person, Peg-

gy (Leon) Kallias and

Dave Person all of Minot,

Burlington or Des Lacs; 14

grandchildren, 27

great-grandchildren and

several nieces, nephews

and cousins.

Gladys was preceded in

death by: her parents,

husband, son: Orrin and

siblings: Leslie (Wyoma)

Ingolfsland and Helen

(Harold) Wilson.

Celebration of the Life

of Gladys Person. Please

abide by social distancing

recommendations: Friday,

June 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

in Vincent United Metho-

dist Church – Minot.

Interment will be in the

Rolling Green Cemetery-

rural Des Lacs.

Visitation: Thursday

from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00

p.m. in Thomas Family

Funeral Home – Minot.

Memorials are preferred

to the Des Lacs United

Methodist Church Build-

ing Project.

Memories and con-

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