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Gladys Ammerman

June 18, 1937 November 13, 2018
Gladys Ammerman
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Obituary for Gladys Ammerman

Devoted wife, mother and grandmother with a steadfast love for her Lord, Gladys Elaine Ammerman, age 81, died on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was ready to go home to Jesus.

Gladys was born June 18 1937 in Mahnomen County, MN to parents Ernest and Agnes (Sweep) ter Wisscha. She was one of 8 children.

Gladys attended Raymond High School in Raymond, MN. She married her high school sweetheart Vern Ammerman on April 20, 1955 in Clara City, MN and was blessed with a loving marriage of 63 years. They moved their family to Lynden in 1964.

Gladys favorite pastimes included fishing with her husband, reading, playing games and puzzles. She enjoyed getting together for family holiday celebrations. Gladys was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church. Even with her physical limitations, Gladys always had a smile and was an inspiration to many.

She is preceded in death by siblings John ter Wisscha, Gerald ter Wisscha, Elaine ter Wisscha, Alvin ter Wisscha and Eleanor ter Wisscha; and infant son Daryl Ammerman.

Gladys is survived by husband Vernon Ammerman of Lynden; children Greg Ammerman (Lisa) of Bellingham, Jackie Kraemer (Mike) of Snoqualmie, and Patty Smiley (Dean) of La Conner; grandchildren Danielle Craver (Adam), Robert Ammerman (Bree), Amanda Smith (Mark), Tony Kraemer (Shawnese), Payton Kraemer (Hillary), Joe Ezell and Anna Ezell; and 9 great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by siblings Lester ter Wisscha, Ernie ter Wisscha, and Betty Bergsma.

Friends and family are invited for visitation on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden. Graveside will begin at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, November 16 at Monumenta Cemetery followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Lynden. Memorials in Glady’s name may be made to Lynden Christian Schools, 417 Lyncs Drive, Lynden, WA 98264.

You are invited to share your memories and condolences in the online guest book at www.GilliesFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

15

Nov

4:00 PM 11/15/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/15/2018 7:00:00 PM
Gillies Funeral Home

202 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Gillies Funeral Home
202 Front Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States

Graveside

Friday

16

Nov

10:15 AM 11/16/2018 10:15:00 AM
Monumenta Cemetery

1980 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Monumenta Cemetery
1980 Front Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States

Service

Friday

16

Nov

11:00 AM 11/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Christian Reformed Church

1105 Liberty St
Lynden, WA 98264

Bethel Christian Reformed Church
1105 Liberty St Lynden 98264 WA
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Monumenta Cemetery Final Resting Place

1980 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

1980 Front Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States
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