October 25, 1945 ~ March 15, 2015
Marsha Ann (Parson) Gladue, 69, Fargo, passed away peacefully March 15, 2015 at Sanford Palliative Care surrounded by her family.
Marsha was born October 25, 1945 to Marshall Leonard Parson Jr. and Laura “Marjie” (Armstrong) Popp in Indianapolis, IN but was raised by her paternal grandparents Marshall Leonard Sr. and Hariett Parson on the family farm in Noblesville, IN.
Marsha was united in marriage to David Gladue on May 28, 1977. Together they raised their children in Fargo where Marsha worked for Sanford Health on the switchboard for 30 years before retiring in 2013. Marsha loved her job and the lifelong friends she made while working the switchboard.
Marsha had a big heart that touched many. If you ever went to visit her she always made you feel at home. Marsh loved her family more than life itself. She had a contagious smile and a laugh that made everyone around her laugh as well.
Survivors include her husband and love of her life, David; three children, Merilyn (Robert) Wilson, Fargo, David and fiancé Jennifer Campbell, Micole “Mickey” Hansen, Moorhead, grandchildren, Marshall, Bobby Jo, Marisa, Thomas, Gary, Ruth Ann, Gina, Paige, Zane, and David “Junior”. Siblings, Ora Lee (Leonard) Smith, Indianapolis, IN., Rhonda Mingay, Lebanon, IN, Debbie (Jeff) Gilkey, Santa Clarita, CA., Jack Popp, El Paso, TX and Linda Popp, Greenwood , IN., as well as many nieces and nephews. Marsha was proceeded in death by her parents, her grandparents, her sisters, Linda Vocque, and Mary Alice Hill, and granddaughter Amie Lynn Gladue. Marsha’s family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Sanford 7th floor, Dr. Geeraets, and Sanford Palliative care because of these fine men and women, Marsha’s last days were filled with the caring and compassion that allowed her family to cope with their loss. The kindness of strangers lift the heavy burden from our hearts.