Gloria Olerud


Gloria OlerudGloria Kaye Olerud age 76 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Wyndmere, ND, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Seasons Hospice House in Redwood Falls, following a courageous battle with cancer.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held 3:00-5:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gloria Kaye Olerud was born January 13, 1940 in Breckenridge, Minnesota, to Harley and Agnes (Lessner) Springer.  She was baptized at the Methodist Church in Wyndmere, ND and also attended school in Wyndmere.

Gloria is survived by her children: Jerry Olerud (Barb), Dale Olerud (Robin), Rocky Olerud, and Jody Olerud; grandchildren: Jamie Olerud (Brian), Jordan Olerud (Mike), Justin Olerud, Ben Olerud, and Katie Olerud; great-grandchildren: Abby Wright, Sawyer Olerud, and Baby Hecht; step-grandchildren: Joe Rice, David Rice, and Maxx Rice; sister Sylvia Nulph; and brother Gary Springer (Phyllis).  She is preceded in death by her parents, Harley and Agnes Springer, and brother Robert Springer.



  1. MARY lINDBO says

    Jody – I’m so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mary Jean Lindbo (Deea’s Aunt)

  2. Justin Dale Olerud says

    To all my family and friends. I just want to say I love you all so much and truly wish I could be there to celebrate grandma Gloria’s life. You all mean so much to me and want you to know I’m sending all my love and energy to you today for celebrating such an incredibly caring and loving persons life. If you please need or want to talk to anyone I am here for all of you. Thank you Gloria for always being such an amazing light in all of our lives. Love and miss you all so much.


    • Jody Olerud says

      Justin thank you for your wonderful words and Grandma always appreciated you and who you are. Love you and God Bless. Take care…..


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