City – Gladys, 82, died Saturday, March 21 in Salem. She was
born in Dayton, OH, and grew up on the family ranch in Dayton.
Gladys moved to southern California in 1968 and to the
Lyons-Mill City area in 1994. She was a member of the Eagles
Lodge in Mill City for 20 years.
enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, and playing cards. She was a
kind woman who was loved by more people than just family. And
will be greatly missed. Gladys was married to Virgil
McFarland, who preceded her in death in 2013.
is survived by children: Clayton McFarland, Sandra Esman,
Pamela Rairdon, Lucy Elmange, Mark McFarland, Nancy Simons,
and Blanche McFarland; brother: Gene Shade; 26 grandchildren;
45 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by children: Michael McFarland, Roxanne
Krapp, and Cindy McLean; and 4 brothers.
memorial service will be held on Sunday,
March 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm at
the Eagles Lodge in Mill City. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.