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Keith Eugene Gladson, age 80, formerly of Kahoka, MO, and Ottumwa, IA, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Springfield Regional Medical Center in Springfield, OH.

Keith was born April 6, 1935 in Melrose, Monroe County, IA, a son of Vessie S. And Pearl Mae Hannan Gladson.

He married Frances Marie Darnielle on June 1, 1956, at Floris in Davis County, IA.
She preceded him in death on April 6, 1999.

Survivors include a son, Loren Gladson, and his wife, Mary of Springfield, OH.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and brothers Lauren and Warren.

Keith graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1953. He served two years with the U. S. Army in Germany

Keith spent six years with Walmart in Ottumwa, IA. He was employed for twenty-five years by Courtney-Shephard Implement John Deere Farm Equipment. He and Frances retired to Kahoka, MO in 1995.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka, MO.

Graveside services with military rites followed at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the I. O. O. F. Cemetery in Bloomfield, IA.

Memorials in lieu of flowers were suggested to the Clark Co. Ambulance District or the Omakohak Park.

Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.

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