Gladys M. Steinhofer
Gladys M. (Zirbes) Steinhofer, age 89 of Glenwood, died Friday, April 8, 2016, at the Glenwood Village Care Center in Glenwood surrounded by her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood, with Fr. Joe Vandeberg officiating. Interment was in St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in Sauk Centre. Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.
Margaret Gladys Zirbes was born on Dec. 25, 1926, in Lake George Township, Stearns County, to Ambrose and Bernadine (Deters) Zirbes. She grew up in that area and in Greenwald where she went to school through the 8th grade. After school, she worked at the telephone office.
On April 10, 1945, Gladys was united in marriage to John Peter Steinhofer, Sr., at Immaculate Conception Church in New Munch. To this union, 12 children were born and one miscarriage of a baby boy.