Gladys M. Race

Nov. 23, 1924 - April 30, 2011

Gladys M. Race passed into eternal peace Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the age of 85 and is reunited with the love of her life, husband Kenneth.

Gladys is survived by her children, Connie (Phil) Casper, Donna Race, James (Jeannie Dragan) Race, David (Diane Sedgwick) Race, Mary Race and Rita (Mike) Aschenbrenner. She was a doting grandmother to Tim (Jennifer) Casper, Michael (Jassive) Casper, Sarah (David) Brady, Joe (Jamie) Race, Julie (Tim) Kojis, Shannon (Neil) McCloskey, Megan (Ron) Turner, Jenny Race (fiance Jason Marek), and Nick and Andy Aschenbrenner. She was blessed with nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Lu Race, and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Gladysí determination and perseverance served as an example to the many people that she touched in her life. The family is grateful for the care provided by Dr. Saeian, the staff at the CHF Clinic, ProHealth Care, LindenGrove and Seasons Hospice.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Thursday, May 5, at St. Charles Catholic Church, 313 Circle Drive, Hartland. Her final rest will be in St. Charles Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Charles Building Fund.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.