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November 27th, 1925 - January 8th, 2019

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Gladys Mabel Zabolotney in her 93rd year, after a brief battle with cancer. 

She was predeceased by her parents, Matt and Dorothy; brothers: Floyd, George, and Howard; and sisters, Catherine Crerar and infant Mabel. 

Gladys is survived by her sister, Evelyn Krowchenko of Saskatoon, SK; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Gladys was born on the family farm in the Viceroy district.  Upon graduation from high school, she attended Normal School in Moose Jaw, and taught in Ormiston and Assiniboia.  In 1950, Gladys moved to Moose Jaw with her parents.  She earned Bachelors of Education and Arts degrees from the University of Saskatchewan while teaching at various public schools.  She was the librarian at A.E. Peacock Collegiate for many years.  She studied Library Science at the University of Minnesota and finished her career as a Consulting Librarian with the Moose Jaw School Board.  After retirement, her dedication to learning continued as she was President of the Moose Jaw Friends of the Library for many years.  Gladys demonstrated her strong faith in our Lord and Savior and was an active member of Sunningdale Community Church for over 60 years. 

A Celebration of Gladys’ Life will be held on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home.  Dr. Richard Hovey will officiate and interment will take place at Sunset Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, donations in Gladys’ memory may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada, 4316-10th St. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6K3 or Friends of the Library, Moose Jaw Public Library, 461 Langdon Crescent, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0X6. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane.  James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550

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