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The death of Mrs. Gladys Cecelie McDougall (nee Ronneberg, Fraser) occurred on Monday, May 28, 2018 at Canora Hospital. Gladys was born on August 3, 1922 at Crystal Lake, SK to Ommund and Harriett (nee Corbett) Ronneberg. The family moved around a bit so she attended school at Keeler, then Forest Hill School near Tadmore and finally Norquay. On October 5, 1940 Gladys married Kenneth Fraser. They farmed near Tadmore where they spent most of their time, living in Sturgis in the winter months for 13 of those years. While Ken was away at war, she moved to Winnipeg and worked at Picardy’s Candy Factory as the assistant chocolate dipper. Besides taking care of their family and home, she also sold Fuller Brush. Gladys loved music and was a member of the Sturgis Kitchen Band and the Grace United Church Choir. Gladys moved to Yorkton in the late 1960’s where she worked at Regal Ladies Wear, while also doing some house cleaning and babysitting. On September 2, 1973, she married Duncan McDougall, a widower with a young family. Gladys was always hospitable and often had other young people staying and living with them for various amounts of time. She worked for the Yorkton Arts Council for a number of years as the receptionist at the Godfrey Dean Cultural Center. She belonged to the New Horizons Singers Kitchen Band, and loved playing guitar and singing with many groups and musicians over the years. Gladys loved dancing and was fortunate to dance with many of her children and grandchildren at her 90th birthday party. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting, and all of her family have many keepsakes that she has made them over the years. Gladys was a very social person, loved visiting with all people and was a very gracious hostess and ready with a meal at the drop of a hat. She was able to travel some in her younger years and enjoyed those adventures with family and friends. For several years, she had a cabin at Crystal Lake and loved spending her summers there and the visiting that came with it. Family gatherings were her favourite times, the more the merrier. Gladys will be lovingly remembered by her nine children, 15 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren: LEN (Gladys) Fraser of Medicine Hat, AB and their son Shawn (Lyndsay) Fraser and children Wesley, Isabel and Hudson; BETTY-LOU (Larry) Skogen of Sturgis and family Connie (Reg) Danyluik and their daughter Jade, Susan (Shawn) Gellert and their children Dylan, Spencer, Alexis, Tanner and Courtney, and Scott (Sarena) Skogen and children Tyler and Callie; BARB Fraser of Tadmore and family Dawn Ford and her daughter Ella, and Kent (Michelle) Hembling and their son Chase; BOB (Cindy) Fraser of Calgary and their family Taylor (Logan) Meers, and Madisyn Fraser; MARILYN Wog (Grant) of Govan and family Adam (Tina) Wog and children Kale, Gabe, Jnae and Luke, Pam (Brian) Ivey and children Hayden and Ashlyn, and Ken Wog (Marlie) and children Hudson and Anabell; KEN (Cheryl) McDougall of Yorkton and daughter Carla (Mike) and her children Harmonie, Kennady, Dexter and Max; KATHY McDougall of Saskatoon and her daughter Shandy (Kevin) Alaric and children Braxton and Teigan; AUDREY (Ken) Cross of Nanaimo, BC and her children Constance (Shane) Hrykiw and their son Aidan, and Nolan (Roberta) Howard and their children Duncan and Ophelia; and SANDRA (Tony) Wilkie of Rocky Mountain House, AB. Gladys was predeceased by her parents, Ommund Ronneberg and Harriet Druskie; stepfather Stephen Druskie; husbands Ken Fraser and Duncan McDougall; son Lloyd Fraser; daughter Beverley- Ann Fraser; grandsons Christopher Wog and Blaine McDougall.
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