Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Dash Between: Gladys Pease, 92, Seville municipal utilities retiree, prolific cook

Gladys Pease dressed in pioneer garb for the annual GiantFest in Seville, Ohio.
Gladys Gordon Pease
Gladys Pease retired as a clerk with the Seville (Ohio) Board of Public Affairs, which handles electric, water and sewer services for the community.

She also served as longtime secretary for the Seville Historical Society, which coordinates the city's annual GiantFest to honor Capt. Martin Bates and his wife, Anna, who were known as the world's tallest couple and lived in the Medina County town in the late 1800s.

Pease was especially known for preparing an abundance of dishes for club meetings, community events and family functions.

Click here to read about the Dash Between Oct. 21, 1918, when Pease was born Gladys Gordon in Rittman, Ohio, and June 5, 2011, when she died at age 92. The story was published in the July 4, 2011, edition of the Medina County Gazette.

Clicek here to view her photo gallery.

Kenneth and Gladys Pease, 1943.

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