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Published January 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gladys Tilleraas

Gladys Tilleraas, age 89, of Mahnomen, MN died Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home.

Gladys Lorraine Slette, the daughter of Oscar and Alvina (Goodrich) Slette, was born on June 24, 1923. She graduated from Mahnomen High School in 1941. Gladys attended business school in Fargo and worked positions in Fargo area as well as in Mahnomen. On August 19, 1945 Gladys was united in marriage to Clayton Tilleraas and they made their home in Mahnomen, Minnesota. She worked for Mahnomen County, operated a ceramic shop, and helped at local flower shops for many years. After Clayton's death in 1994, Gladys remained in her home until 2008, when she moved to the Pioneer House in Fargo. She recently returned to Mahnomen to make her home.

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