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Gladys M. Isaacson

Obituary for Gladys M. Isaacson

March 4, 1932 - June 7, 2021
McHenry, Illinois | Age 89


Gladys M Isaacson (LaBorde) was born March 4, 1932 in Crosby MN, the daughter of William and Violet (Bennett) LaBorde and passed away Monday June 7, 2021 at Victory Lakes/JourneyCare in Lindenhurst, IL.

Gladys met Ike (Wilburn) in Prosser Washington and on December 26, 1949 were married in Lewiston Idaho. They made their home and worked in Prosser Washington where their 3 daughters were born and in 1956 moved their family back to the Midwest to be closer to family.

Gladys was a stay at home mom until her daughters were in school and then worked at Intermatic in Spring Grove, retiring in March of 1994. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, baking, shopping and spending time with family and friends. Holidays and birthdays were a special time to gather and always celebrated at Gladys and Ike's home until their later years when her daughters and granddaughters hosted.

Gladys is survived by daughters, Susan Myers, Karlene (Don) Schneider and Donna Szekely. Grandchildren Lisa (Chuck) Beake, Stefanie (Jason) Shales, Renee (Robert) Madsen, Bill (Jennifer) Szekely Jr and Shelly (Jeremy) Hedrick; great-grandchildren, Emma, Ava, Hope, Hanna, Ethan, Reagan, Taylor, Hunter, Dakota and Jaiden. She is further survived by her sister Irma (Ed) Rose and brother Clarence (Laurel) LaBorde, sister in-law June Isaacson and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, parents, and infant grandson, Jimmy Gladys was preceded in death by her siblings George, Alvina, Clifford, Ethel, Ted and Floyd.

Following Gladys' wishes no formal services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Gladys name to JourneyCare Hospice in Barrington IL or St Jude.

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McHenry, IL 60050
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