CRESSMAN: Gladys – With thanksgiving for a life well lived, we announce the passing of Gladys (Bauman) Cressman, on Friday, February 2, 2018 at her home at Nithview Community.
Dear mother of Richard & Susan, Ralph & Lois, Kevin & Janet, Chris & Dale. Special Grandma of Sara, Amanda, Karrie, Mary Anne, Jesse, Daniel, Bethany, Heather and Philip. “Great” Gladys to 17 great-grandchildren.
Faithful member of Nith Valley Mennonite Church, enthusiastic 4-H Leader, life member of New Dundee Women’s Institute, volunteer at Mennonite Relief Sale and New Hamburg Thrift Centre. In addition to giving her time to family, Gladys enjoyed travelling, baking, catering and quilting. She will be missed by many friends, neighbours and her Nithview Community.
She is remembered by brother-in-law Lester Bauman, Indiana; sister-in-law Ethel Woolner, Kitchener and also missed by Emil Broni, Indiana. Predeceased by her husband of 45 years Clayton (1996), parents Emmanuel & Ida (Bauman) Bauman, step-mother Violet Bauman, sister Florence (Walter) Burkholder, Orvie (Adell) Bauman, Howard (Pauline) Bauman, sister Carol Bauman, brother-in-law Lyall Woolner.
Friends may call at Mark Jutzi Funeral Home 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, on Monday, February 5 2018 from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm. Cremation has taken place.
A family burial service will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 prior to the celebration of life at 11:00 am at Nith Valley Mennonite Church, 1355 Bean Road, New Hamburg. In memory of Gladys’ life, charitable donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee (cheques accepted). A special thank you to Nithview Community staff for their loving care of Gladys over the years.
Personal condolences can be sent at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca