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Gladys Kenyon

d. November 6, 2011

Gladys Augusta Kenyon, age 93, of Austin, died Sunday, November 6, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. Gladys was born September 9, 1918 in Freeborn County, Minnesota to Werner and Dorothea (Ziebell) Lau. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Northwood, Iowa and also attended country school in the Northwood area. On June 28, 1939 she was united in marriage to Hubert E. Kenyon in Northwood. They farmed in the London, Minnesota area until moving to Austin in 1972. Gladys worked at Burr Oak Manor as housekeeping supervisor until her retirement in 1983. Survivors include two sons, LuWayne (Mary) Kenyon, Austin, Neal (Sherry) Kenyon, Lyle; six grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hubert on June 20, 1983; one sister. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Faith Lutheran Church in London with Pastor Kent Otterman officiating. Friends may call from 5-7 pm on Wednesday at Mayer Funeral Home and also one hour before the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Woodbury Cemetery in Lyle. The casket bearers will be Mark Kenyon, Al Mullenbach, Quinn Kenyon, Brad Walter, Carl Truckenmiller and Chris Sauer.

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