Gladys Haagenson, 83

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 Fridley, MN  |  6/1/1933 – 2/26/2017


Gladys Haagenson, age 83 of Fridley, formerly Albany and St. Cloud, passed away on Feb. 26, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at Washburn-McReavy Funeral Home in Columbia Heights (4101 Central Ave NE). Visitation will be one hour before the service. Private burial will take place at Fort Snelling cemetery at a later date.

Gladys was born June 1, 1933, in Albany to Albert and Selma (Ehrlichmann) Solinger. She graduated from Albany High School in 1951 and then studied accounting at St. Cloud State University. After college, she worked at Stearns Bank and taught Sunday School at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Albany. Gladys married Larry Haagenson on June 19, 1965. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud where she volunteered with Ladies Aid. She loved to spend time with her family and enjoyed cooking, playing cards, dancing, bowling and taking care of her grandkids and granddogs.   

Gladys is survived by her husband Larry; her children Diane (Scott) Erickson, Scott Haagenson, Cindy (Steve) Rubin; and 5 grandchildren: Mathew, Allison, Rachel, Isaiah and Joshua.

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Leroy Solinger. 



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