Longtime Delta resident Dorothy A. Glidden died June 5, 2018, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 86.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta, with Pastor Veronica Smith officiating.
Mrs. Glidden was born Dec. 10, 1931, in Grand Forks, N.D., to Arthur and Clara (Beaton) Peterson. She spent her childhood in North Dakota, where she attended school. She graduated from Grand Forks High School in 1949, then attended business school.
On March 21, 1952, she married Graydon Glidden in Portland, Ore. The family moved to Delta in 1980.
Mrs. Glidden was a member of Silver Stitchers, who knit and crocheted for hospitals and people in need. She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her six children, Guy, Gail, Clara, Anne, Alex and Kara; one brother, Clarence; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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