MOLNAR - Gladys

Gladys Molnar passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Yorkton and District Nursing Home, Yorkton, SK. She was 91 years of age. Gladys was born August 21, 1924 at Otthon, SK, the eldest of three daughters born to Vincent and Ida (nee Horvath) Gulash. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Otthon and Yorkton. Gladys loved the outdoors, she worked as her father's "right hand man" while growing up. After completing her education she moved to Yorkton and worked at the Bank of Montreal. On July 28, 1947 she married Gus Molnar. Together they ran the McKim general store, bulk fuel dealership and post office for several years after which they moved the family to Yorkton. Gladys devoted herself to raising their growing family. Once the children were old enough, she returned to the workforce and spent most of the remainder of her working life as the secretary of St. Gerard's Parish while also coordinating the Driving Without Impairment program locally. She was a charter member of the Catholic Women's League and devoted much of her time to their varied activities. Gladys continued to enjoy the outdoors by growing and harvesting a wonderful garden and tending her flowers until she was well into her 80's. Gladys was predeceased by her husband, Gus (1982); her father, Vincent (1964); her mother, Ida (1990) and son-in-law, Joe Robson (2016). She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Sharon (Gordon) Hildebrand, Jeanette Fahlman, Tim Molnar ( Mabel), Debbie Robson, David (Cathy) Molnar, Patrick Molnar and Penny Gottschall (Dan). She also lives in the hearts of her grandchildren, Dawn (Claude) Paradis, Rhea Hildebrand, Jodeen Molnar, Mark (Denise) Hildebrand, Keri (Bob) Ridley, Tamara Fahlman, Kurt (Stacie) Fahlman, Natasha (Casey) Collins, Brett (Krystalee) Fahlman, Tarren Robson, Russell Robson, Joshua Molnar, William Gottschall and 14 great-grandchildren. Gladys is also survived by her twin sisters, Shirley (Jack) Kramer and Sylvia Luther as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The Prayer Vigil Service was held on Monday, July 25, 2016 from St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church in Yorkton, SK with Father Francis Hengen officiating. The pianist, Chris Fisher led the congregation and members of the church choir in the singing of the hymns, "Before the Sun Burned Bright", "Psalm 27" and "Amazing Grace". Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church with Father Francis Hengen as the Celebrant. The pianist, Lorraine Lysak, led the congregation and members of the church choir in the singing of the hymns, "Morning Has Broken", "Psalm 145", "Precious Lord, Take My Hand", "The Lord is My Hope", "Song of the Angels" and "How Great Thou Art". Following a reception in St. Gerard's Parish Complex, the Interment Service took place in the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Parish Cemetery with Father Francis Hengen officiating. The casket bearers were Mark Hildebrand, Kurt Fahlman, Brett Fahlman, Joshua Molnar, Russell Robson and William Gottschall. Friends so wishing may forward their condolences to the family by visiting www.christiesfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Christie's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

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