Gladys H. (Dale) Chandler, long time resident of Portland, ND, died peacefully Monday, February 28th, 2022, at Luther Memorial Home.
Gladys H. was born to Henry and Ida Dale on May 3rd, 1931, in Climax, MN. She attended school and graduated from Climax, MN. Gladys married Edwin (Teddy) Chandler on November 12th, 1950. Gladys and Teddy farmed in Caledonia, ND, until 1966 when they moved to farm south of Portland, ND, until retirement in 1996 when they moved into Portland. Teddy passed away in July of 2001.
Farm life, raising four sons, participating in a variety of church activities and gardening were her main interests in life. She enjoyed baking and teaching her grandchildren breadmaking. She loved to do crossword puzzles and play Scrabble. Gladys was a member of Bruflat Lutheran Church in Portland, ND.
Gladys leaves to mourn, four sons, nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren: David (Patty) Chandler, Fargo, ND, Rick (Marilyn) Chandler, Thompson, ND, Jon Chandler, Portland ND and Jeff (Tonya) Chandler, Portland, ND; Grandson Matt (Katie) Chandler, great grandchildren Josie and Connor, of Thompson, ND. Granddaughter Whitney (David) Buchfink, great grandchildren Sam, Hannah and Hadley, of Moorhead, MN. Granddaughter Molly (Jonny) Berg, great grandchildren Nora and Charlie and expected baby in May, of Fargo, ND. Grandsons Alec Chandler, Fargo, ND, Ian Chandler, Grand Forks, ND, Evan Chandler, Mayville, ND, Owen Chandler, Portland ND. Grandsons Kyle Chandler, Erie, ND and Colten Chandler, Fargo, ND. One brother-in-law, Ralph Chandler, Twin Valley, MN.
Proceeding Gladys in death were her parents, Henry and Ida Dale, husband Edwin (Teddy) Chandler, brothers Edgar (Shirley) Dale, Harvey (Stella) Dale, Merlyn (Arlene) Dale and Duane (Janice) Dale.
Visitation: Will be 2–4 PM on Sunday, March 6, 2022 with a 3:30 PM Public Prayer Service at the Baker Funeral Home Chapel in Mayville, ND and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.
Funeral Service: Will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, March 7, 2022 at the Bruflat Lutheran Church in Portland, ND.
Burial: Will be in the Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, ND.