Gladys M. Wahl of Sagle, Idaho, died August 9, 2019, at North Idaho Hospice due to an eight-month battle with cancer.
She was born August 23, 1938, in Roseau, Minnesota, the daughter of Gilbert and Emma Nordgaarden.
Gladys graduated from Sandpoint High School, class of 1956. Following graduation, she met and married Arlen Ivan Wahl, settling in Everett, Washing-ton.
She is survived by children, Tony Wahl, Clint Wahl, Lisa (Wahl) Lundy and Jackie (Wahl) Williams; nine grandchildren, Heather (Wahl) Lindquist, Heidi (Wahl) DeYoung, Kim Wahl, Kierstin (Heuschkel) Mohr, Erin (Heuschkel) Fisher, Brittany Lundy, Toni Lynn Williams, Kyle Williams, and Kayla Wahl; and 12 great-grandchildren, Macie Lindquist, Issac Lindquist, Cole DeYoung, Kylie Anderson, Cooper Anderson, Mason Mohr, Jaxon Mohr, Peyton Fisher, Reagan Fisher, Paxton Fisher, Ryker Miller and Kayden Cole-Williams; sisters Manda Benton, Grace Brixen and Lila Petersen; and brothers Arnold Nordgaarden and Eddie Nordgaarden.
Our mother was preceded in death by her husband, Arlen Wahl; sister Darlene Nordgaarden; parents Gilbert and Emma Nordgaarden; brothers Earl, Leroy, Gaylord, Millard, and Glen; and many nieces and nephews.
Family was the most important thing to our mother. This is where she drew her strength, faith in God and left her legacy. Being with her family is what our mother enjoyed most of all.
We love you so very much.