August 19, 1922 ~ November 17, 2012
Gladys passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Manorcare in Fargo, surrounded by her family.
Gladys Johnson was born August 19, 1922 at Fryburg, N.D. She grew up on a farm. She attended school and graduated from high school in Fryburg.
She was united in marriage to Charles Luptak, April 7th 1942.
After World War II they lived in Bismarck briefly and Wahpeton where Charles attended school.
They moved to Fargo in 1949, where her husband was employed by N.D.S.U. She worked at N.D.S.U. food service for 22 years and retiring in 1986.
She enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens a lot and followed the Minnesota Twins games on radio and television and also her spiritual music.
She is preceded in death by her husband- Charles, her son- Duane Russell, grandson- Charles Roy, her parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
She is survived by 1 son, Alan, daughter-in-law,-Jan (Duane), 6 grandchildren: Amy Cossette, David Luptak, Jennifer Glassmaker, Jessica Reier, Troy Thomas and Traci Vierzba plus 12 great grandchildren.