Gladys Jean Karpisek

March 20, 1936 - November 05, 2023


Obituary For Gladys Jean Karpisek

Gladys Karpisek, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at the age of 87 years.

Gladys was born on March 20, 1936, to George Evans Cooper and Mary Cook Cooper (nee MacNeill), and grew up with her siblings: Alice, Herb (Denise), Margaret (Phil), Gary, Frank, Cora, and Betty.

Gladys enjoyed a variety of things such as gardening, camping, reading, baking, knitting, word searches, and she enjoyed being a homemaker.

Gladys will be sadly missed by her children: Connie (Bruce), David, Wayne (Heidi), Lyle (Allisen), and Tracy (Dan); grandchildren: Travis, Nicole, Diana (Pat), Amanda (Mike), Jessica, Jayden, Ashten, and Ashley; great-grandchildren: Shayla, Austin, Dylan, Kyla, Alyssa, Kayden, Emily, Ethan, and Eveya; as well as great great-grandchild Elena.

Gladys was predeceased by her parents George and Mary; brother Gary; sister Cora; son David; nephews David and Ross; grandson Travis; as well as brother in-law Gordon.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 11:00am, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

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  • 11/19/2023

    So sorry to hear. Gladys was a wonderful person. She took care of my boys until they went to school. She was like a Grandma to them. They loved going to her house. Barb Ollenberger

  • 11/17/2023

    Sorry for the loss of Gladys. She babysat for me on occasion...the kids loved her. She was a great lady. Elaine O'Hara.

  • 11/16/2023

    Unfortunately I didn't get to spend much time with my cousin, but I do know she was a hard worker and very dedicated to caring for her children and many other children. She will be missed by friends and family. Love from Marilyn McKenzie ( Cooper )

  • 11/09/2023

    Sorry to read of the loss of your mother and sibling.

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