Gladys was born on November 3, 1925 in Mount Sterling, Illinois to Kit and Eura Lee Whitfield. Gladys married Norman L. Kissir on August 6, 1953 and shared 45 years of marriage until his passing in 1998. She was also preceded in death by nine siblings.
Loving mother of Pamela, Richard (Vontella), Julie (Jerry) Maschger, and Lori (Stephen) Yallaly. Dear grandmother of Jessica, Mitchell (Jessey), Travis (Brittany), Rachael (Kraig), Andy (Danielle) Kissir; Kurt (Erica) Maschger; Amy (Richard) Moore; Claire (Erica) and Joseph Yallaly. Dear great-grandmother of twelve.
Gladys was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan and treasured her Betty Boop collectables.
Services: Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 1st, from 2 – 4 p.m. at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.