Gladys Fern Ausmus, 80, of Sherman, formerly of Chatham, IL died at 11:48 am Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Villa East Healthcare in Sherman. She was born June 12, 1935 in Dixon, IL to Virgil and Amanda Hanson Garst. She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.
Surviving are four daughters, Vickie Hoskins of Lanark, IL, Sue (Jack) Larsen, Kim (Fred) Herr and Kathy (Michele) Ausmus all of Springfield; two sons, Steven (Juleen) Fellows of Freeport, IL and William (Diane) Nickell of Thayer, IL; 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gladys worked as a tech at McFarland Zone Center for over 35 years. She loved her dogs and her family. She loved to paint and could fix anything with duct tape or superglue.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm, Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warriors Project.
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