October 10, 1921 - June 11, 2012
Gladys May Steinlicht, a long time resident of Bend, died Monday evening, June 11, 2012. She was 90. She was born October 10, 1921, to John and Marie Olson. They moved to Bend in 1922, from Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Gladys graduated from Bend High School when it was on Wall Street and then married Ernie Steinlicht in 1940. She was a long time member of the First Lutheran Church and a member of PEO Chapter DE since 1966.
She loved outdoor activities, skiing, ice skating, boating, traveling with her husband, and also enjoyed sewing and crafts. She was always doing for others. She will be missed dearly by her family and many friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Nan Johnston of Bend and two grandchildren, Luke Solorazano of Santa Rosa, CA., and Lilli Steinlicht of Taos, New Mexico.
She is predeceased by her husband, Ernie, her parents, John and Marie Olson, and two sons, Jon and Mark.
Service will be held Tuesday, June 19th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Grace First Lutheran Church, 2265 NW Shevlin Park Rd.
Visitation will be Monday, June 18th, from 1-5 p.m. at Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home. Any contributions can be made in her name to Hospice House, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct. Bend, OR 97701.
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