Gladys Irene Yost
Lifetime resident of Wallowa County, Gladys Irene Yost, of Enterprise, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 1987 at St. Mary’s Medical center in Walla Walla, Wash. She was 64.
Gladys was born Jan. 27, 1923 at the family homestead in the Leap Area, the daughter of Louis and Hazel West Lathrop.
On Aug. 25, 1942 she married rancher Paul J. Yost at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. the couple farmed and ranched in Wallowa County all their married life.
Gladys was a member of the Wallowa County Cow Belles, of which she was an honorary lifetime member, an honorary member of Future Farmers of American, and a dedicated 4-H leader for over 20 years.
She is survived by her husband, Paul, of Enterprise; sons James, Enterprise, Jay, Fullerton, Calif., and David, Joseph; brothers, Quinten Lathrop, Melvin Lathrop, Wayne Lathrop, Shorty Lathrop, and Duke Lathrop; sisters, Marian Bowen, Mary Lou Huffman, Sally Akin, and Marcel Walker; grandchildren, Tony and Jill Yost, Enterprise,, Jeff and Dan Yost, Fullerton Calif., and Anna Yost, Joseph.
Funeral services were held at the Enterprise Cemetery, Monday, Sept. 28, with Lister Wells officiating. Pallbearers were Dean Garrett, Bob Stangel, Don Walker, Rod Miller, John Fregulia and Mack Birkmaier. Vault interment followed the service.
Memorials may be made to the Cow Belle Stockgrowers Fund in care of the Bollman Funeral Home in Enterprise.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, October 1, 1987, Page 2