Gladys I. Vetsch, 91, of Winona, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Houston, MN. Gladys was
born March 7, 1927 to Elvin and Emma (Ranzenberger) Schulze in Caledonia, MN.
Gladys married Edward Vetsch on May 5th, 1946 in Caledonia, MN. They lived and farmed in Caledonia before moving to Winona.
Gladys worked in various retail positions throughout the years. She enjoyed crocheting, travelling with
her husband Edward and spending time with her family and friends.
Gladys belonged to the Disabled American Veterans and organized the Winona Area Widow and
Widowers Group. She was a long-time member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Caledonia and then
Goodview Trinity Evangelical Church in Goodview.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward; daughter Lois Sauer; siblings Lawrence,
Marlin, Gerald and Evelyn.
Gladys is survived by her children Roger, Dale (Rozann), Gordon (Cheryl), Scott (Carla), Joyce (James)
Carpenter; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many more relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. at
Goodview Trinity Evangelical Church. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Caledonia, MN.
Memorials may be directed to American Legion Post #9 – Veterans Relief Fund.
Services entrusted to Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home, Winona, MN and Fountain City, WI. Words of
sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com.