Gloria Milden, 83, former Sunnyside resident, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008.
She was born Nov. 21, 1924 in Spokane to Mike and Teresa Grispino. She attended Dieringer Elementary School and graduated from Auburn High School. In 1946, she married James (Leo) Milden. They spent several years in the Kent area and later moved to Sunnyside. In recent years, she lived in Sumner.
Grandma "Glory" loved her family and her flowers.
She is survived by her sons, Jim Milden (Vonnie) of Lake Tapps and Jerry Milden (Delia) of Yakima; sister, Mary Weed (Chuck) of Buckley; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Jim; and her daughter, Susie Moore (Bob) of Sunnyside
A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside.
Those wishing to share a memory or sign Gloria's on-line memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com.
Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.