Gladys R. Liedberg, 85, Woodstock, died Oct. 31, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born March 6, 1928, in West Chicago, to Henry and Ida (Thies) Richert.
On July 21, 1945 she married Norman W. Liedberg in Elgin.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock. She and her husband were inseparable and could be found every Saturday night on the dance floor together. They raised their family on the farm and lived and worked there for 68 years. She also enjoyed regular card games with her friends and family.
Survivors include three children, Marcia A. (Tony) Starcevic, Linda L. (Pete) Parker and Gary W. (Kim) Liedberg; grandchildren, Rene’ (Ron) Mosback, Anthony (Karen) Starcevic, Ryan (Elisa) Parker, Brett Parker, Carrie (Brian) Stacy, Tyler (Renee’) Liedberg, Peter Liedberg and Kimberlee Liedberg; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma Beart; a brother, Laverne Richert; and many nieces, nephews and good friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2005; a sister, Evelyn Rohrsen; a brother, Harvey Richert; and her father- and mother-in-law.
The visitation and funeral were Nov. 4 at Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock. Interment was at Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery, Elgin. Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.