Gladys May Raschko passed away on Aug. 24, 2013 at the age of 66.

Gladys was born in Silverton on April 3, 1947. She graduated from Silverton High School in 1965. Gladys retired from Salem-Keizer School District as an Administrative Assistant on May 1, 2002. Gladys enjoyed flower gardening, vacations in Hawaii and the Oregon Coast, listening to jazz music, spending time with her grandchildren and her beloved cat Zoe.

She was preceded in death by her father Fred Bartchy and her mother Gladys Waterman.

Gladys is survived by daughter Karen (Jason) Robbins; son David (Jamie) Vessel; grandchildren Joe, David Jr., Michael, Mitchell and Lexi; sister Sharon (Steve) Hutchens; brothers Jim and Sherman Gilson; and nephew Mark Palmer; soulmate Pat Raschko; stepchildren Katherine Raschko, Lynn Abdelnour, Mark (Nancy) Raschko; Kevin (Sandy) Raschko; Theresa (Christian) Janzen; and stepgrandchildren Sara, Taylor, Katherine, Hayley, Nicole, Hannah, Adam, Alyssa and Anika.

A Memorial Service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Keizer Funeral Chapel, 4365 River Road N in Keizer.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Liberty House, Child Abuse Assessment Center, 2685 4th St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 or Odyssey Hospice, A Gentiva Company, 2925 River Rd S #100, Salem, OR 97302.

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