Gladys (McArthur) Ohlhauser, 82, of Bismarck, ND passed away on June 29, 2017 at a Bismarck care center. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 7 at 10:30 AM at the Bismarck Funeral Home. Burial will be held following the service at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery. No visitation will be held as cremation has taken place.
Gladys was born November 22, 1934, at Carson, ND to Frank and Ernestine (Bentz) McArthur. Gladys was raised and attended schools in Mandan. She married Reinie Ohlhauser on March 14, 1955 in Linton, ND. They farmed for several years in the Hazelton area. Later she worked at Top’s Café in Sterling and Kirkwood Motor Inn where she retired. Gladys enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards, casino trips, dancing and listening to music, fishing, butterflies and anything sweet! Gladys will always be known for her pranks and wonderful sense of humor.
Gladys is survived by her six children, Leslie of Brighton, CO, Roger (Lisa) of Brighton, CO, Sharon Birrenkott, Sally Rippley, Tina Kambeitz and Scott all of Bismarck. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jeremy (Sylvia) Rippley, Sarah Rippley, Dani (Kyle) Price, Samantha (Brennan) Laber, Austin (Lindsay) Ohlhauser, Stephanie Karklin, Lance (Bethany) Karklin, Charisse Karklin, Courtney (Brent) Christopherson, and Andrew (Kasey) Lynn and her great grandchildren Haley, Meadow, Elijah and Tyler Rippley, James Price, Sawyer and Harper Laber, Aidan and Colton Christopherson and Cale Lynn. She also leaves two brothers, LeRoy (Peachie) of Mandan and Gary of Bismarck, and one sister Lucille of Virginia, MN.
She was preceded in death by her husband Reinie, her parents, her four brothers Edwin, James, Duane and Doug, her son in laws James Birrenkott and Don Kambeitz and one granddaughter Zoe Kambeitz.