Walking On -- Gladys R. Stephens

08.29.2018 Dean Rhodes Walking On

Gladys R. Stephens

June 10, 1931 – Aug. 10, 2018

Tribal spouse Gladys R. Stephens passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. She was born in Hebron, N.D., on June 10, 1931, to Frederick and Emma Maas. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Portland, Ore.

She married Herbert William Stephens II on Feb. 16, 1953. Together they raised six children: Jacqueline (Kent), Robin (James), William Blake, Tammie, Herbert William III and Sean.

She enjoyed ceramics, cake decorating and had a passion for quilt making.

She is survived by her husband, Herbert; two daughters, Jacqueline and Robin; two sons, William Blake and Herbert William III; brothers, Melvin (Bonnie), Leonard, Bruce and Gene; sisters, Betty, Dee (Joe), Paula and Cathy; grandchildren, Jaime, Kyle, Brittany, Steven, Janelle, Lindsey and McKenzie; and two great-grandsons, Ryder and Klayton. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Tammie; and son, Sean.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.