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Gladys James, a longtime area resident, died Tues­day, Jan. 14, 2014, in Wood­ruff. She was 93.

Mrs. James was born July 13, 1920, in Kenosha, to parents August and Caroline Barth.

She lived on the Ferncroft property on Ballard Lake with her husband, William, in Star Lake for 60 years.

She was a member of the Plum Lake Woman’s Club,

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, and was active in the Sayner museum and library.


Mrs. James was preceded in death by her husband.

Survivors include one son, Jack (Jill) of Land O’ Lakes; one daughter, Carol Lynn (Larry) Brechner of Highland, Ind.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

A funeral service was held Jan. 18 at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church.

Memorials to Shepherd of the Lakes are appreciated by the family.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements were made for the family by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 11:29 AM
Last Updated on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:41 PM

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