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Gladys Elaine Trindle

December 24, 1926 ~ February 23, 2019 (age 92)

Gladys E. Trindle, age 92, ret. High School Business Teacher, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Visitation, Noon-5pm, Monday, February 25, 2019, at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Services, 11am, Tuesday, February 26, 2019, First Baptist Church, Clearwater. Committal Services, 11am, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, Kingfisher Cemetery, Kingfisher, Oklahoma. 

Gladys Elaine Trindle was born on Friday, December 24, 1926 at home in the Park Community southwest of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. She was the youngest of three children born to Charles Edward and Anna Dora (Leonhardt) Trindle. Gladys graduated from Kingfisher High School and then went on to attend two years at the Oklahoma College for Women followed by two years at the University of Oklahoma where she received her B.S. degree in Commercial Education in 1949.

In 1953, she accepted a new teaching challenge at the Clearwater High School in Clearwater, Kansas. She taught business classes there for 35 years, retiring in 1988.  She was a lifetime member of the Clearwater Historical Museum in Clearwater, Kansas.

Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Anna (Leonhardt) Trindle; brothers, Claude, Sr. and Edward Trindle and a great-nephew, Zachary Trindle. Survivors: nephews and nieces. Memorial: First Baptist Church, 306 E. Ross, Clearwater, KS 67026.

Donations may be made to:

First Baptist Church - Clearwater
306 E. Ross, Clearwater KS 67026

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