Gladys Miskoff, 1924-2014

Published 10:04 am Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Gladys Irene Miskoff, 90, of Hutchinson died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Golden Living Center in Excelsior. A graveside service was at 1 p.m. Friday at Freeborn Cemetery in Freeborn. The Rev. Cherie Daniel officiated.

Gladys Miskoff

Gladys Miskoff

Gladys Irene Miskoff was born Aug. 8, 1924, in Freeborn. She was the daughter of George and Julia (Jacobson) Hinkley. Gladys was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Freeborn and was a graduate of the Freeborn High School class of 1942.

On July 24, 1944, Gladys was united in marriage to William Miskoff at the parsonage in Tucson, Ariz. This marriage was blessed with one daughter, Sharon Kay Miskoff.  Gladys and William Miskoff resided in Hutchinson. They shared 70 years of marriage.

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Gladys was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hutchinson where she proudly served for many church functions. Gladys was a former member of Freeborn Congregational United Church of Christ in Freeborn. She was also a member of several card clubs in her earlier years.

Gladys enjoyed playing cards, baking and cooking. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and babysitting her great-grandchildren.

Blessed be her memory.

Gladys is survived by her husband, William Miskoff, of Hutchinson; grandchildren Michael Brady (Cassidy) of Boulder, Colo., Briten Gilbertson (Cassie) of Prior Lake and Natasha Zahler of Cambridge; great-grandchildren Zackary, Noah and Hannah Zahler and Caden, Gavin and Mason Gilbertson; along with many other relatives and friends.

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents George and Julia Hinkley; daughter, Sharon Gilbertson; brothers Vernon Hinkley and his wife, Alice, Floyd Hinkley and his wife, Doris, Irving Hinkley and Raymond Hinkley; sisters Eleanor Fjone and Iva Mae Proehl; and brother-in-law, Wallace Fjone.

Arrangements were with Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson. An online guestbook is available at Please click on Obituaries/Guest Book.