Gladys Riley, 74, and a lifetime resident of the Etna Green area, passed away unexpectedly at 10:10 p.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.
The daughter of Harry W. Slabaugh and Virginia K. (Gray) Slabaugh, she was a graduate of Etna Green High School. In fact, she was valedictorian of the class in 1962 and went on to earn a degree in nursing in 1972.
Ms. Riliey was a private person with a natural caregiving gift. She worked for many years as an OB nurse at Saint Joseph Hospital, Plymouth and for several years with Bowen Center. She is survived by several dear friends, an incredible church family and by the many lives she touched in her years of nursing. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Marlin Slabaugh.
Private burial will be held at Etna Green Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3191 West 200 South Warsaw, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24.
Condolences may be sent online via www.TitusFuneralHome.com