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Litle, Gladys Edith

Gladys Edith Litle (nee McNab) of Fort Macleod, passed away peacefully at her home at Rosewood Villa, on Friday, March 14, 2003 at the age of 97 years.
Gladys leaves to mourn her loving family: her son Don and daughter-in-law Dianne; and her sisters, Helen Walker and Bertha Stewart, all of Fort Macleod. She will be sadly missed by her nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Gladys was predeceased by her husband Art Litle; her daughter Shirley Hambly; her parents Bill and Ida (nee Glass) McNab; her brothers Reg and Norman and by her sisters Eva and Kathleen.
Gladys was born Dec. 17, 1905 and lived on the McNab Ranch and grew up on the open prairie in the days of the horse and buggy. A common sight for her was the Fort of the North West Mounted Police.
She attended school in Fort Macleod and Calgary Normal School followed. Gladys returned to the Macleod area and she is remembered by many, for her years as a teacher in the Spring Ridge School as well as Fort Macleod, until she retired.
Gladys joined the Rebekah Lodge in 1925, becoming Post Noble Grand in 1935. She was a long-time member and staunch supporter of the Anglican Church.
Gladys married Art Litle in 1932. She raised her family, enjoyed her grandchildren and kept a very active life after retirement with the church, her family, some world-wide travel and the bridge club. She will be remembered well and greatly missed.
A memorial service was held at Christ Church Anglican on Friday, April 25, 2003, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Noel Wygiera officiating.
Interment of ashes in Union Cemetery.

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