Gladys Marie Snethen, 94, formerly of Henry Ct. NW Cedar Rapids, died peacefully Sunday Aug. 5, 2018. Services at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories: Viewing 10:00 am, Celebration of Life 11:00 am. Reception immediately afterward: Trinity St. James Methodist Church. The Rev. Lee Kruse will officiate; Lay Minister, SanDee Skelton, will assist.
Survivors include her brother, Cleve Coberly, sisters Mary Pederson, Caroline Lala, and Millie Boland, granddaughter Lee Kruse, formerly Brenda Thomas, and two great grandchildren, Shaylee and Hunter Kruse.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James E. Snethen, and her beautiful daughter, Inez “Inee” Snethen.
Gladys was born Oct. 23, 1923 to George and Inez Coberly. Gladys was an entrepreneur alongside her husband, Jim, during the early years with Snethen Construction and later in Amway.
Gladys was a member at (Trinity) St. James Methodist Church. Her faith was lived out in her daily generosity and encouragement to her loved ones and all people she met. Gladys is already greatly missed by her family and friends, but is finally celebrating with Jim and Inee in Heaven.
Condolences and Memorials may be sent to Lee Kruse in care of Brevard Police Department 114 W. Jordan St., Brevard, NC 28712.