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Obituary: Gladys L. Giauque Lewis

Gladys L. Giauque Lewis Beloved Sister and Aunt Gladys Lillian Giauque Lewis passed away November 5, 2005. Born Dec 4, 1913 in Salt Lake City, UT to James Arnold Giauque Sr. and Grace Lucille Harris. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gladys attended LDS High School and West High School. She graduated from Heneger Business College where she won numerous awards for her shorthand and typing skills. She married Osborne F. Lewis Oct 9, 1936 in Reno, NV. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Denver, CO where they resided until 1974 when they returned to Salt Lake City. During the war years she traveled with Os while he was in the military. Gladys studied piano at the McCune School of Music and was an accompanist to many musical groups. She also played the piano and organ for many church services. She was very gifted in the needle arts. Knitting and needlepoint were two of her favorites. Her needle pointed footstools and hand knit baby shawls are treasured possessions of many family members. She had beautiful handwriting and was a prolific letter writer. Gladys corresponded with many friends and family over the years. She never missed a holiday, birthday or anniversary and wrote weekly to her many nephews who were serving missions around the world. Every missionary letter included a five dollar bill. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Os; brother, Kenneth Giauque; sister, Ellen Oakes; brother-in-law, Terry Oakes; and stepson, Bob Lewis. She is survived by her brother, James Giauque Jr (Dixie); sister, Lu-cille Thatcher (Winston); sister-in-law, Arlene Giauque. stepdaughter, Jean-ine Thomas (Ivan); stepdaughter-in-law, Ann Lewis; numerous nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov 10, 2005, 2 p.m. in the Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 2350 E. 1300 S, where friends and family may call Wed. 6-7:30 p.m. and Thurs. one hour prior to the service. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.