She graduated from Vermilion High School and attended Oberlin Business College. For many year, Gladys was employed as a secretary in the Keystone Local Schools. She enjoyed reading and working in the yard at her home.
Gladys is survived by daughters, Dianne C. (Paul) Schultz of Oberlin and Sharon L. (Dane) Adams of Wellington; grandchildren, Matthew and Kimberly Schultz and Amy (Joel) Denger and Todd (Krystee) Adams; great-grandchildren, Natalie, Holly and Andrew Schultz, Drew Denger and Ezra and Zeke Adams.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell A. Wheeler in 1998; two brothers and one sister.
A graveside service will be Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11 A.M., at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria, with the Reverend Alana Kelley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice, 2500 East 22nd Street, Cleveland OH 44115-3204.