Gladys L. Egler, 91, of Newcomerstown, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at Union Hospital, Dover.

She was born July 3, 1920, in Tippecanoe, to the late Loy Laughlin and Florence (Wharton) Laughlin.

She was a 1938 Newcomerstown High School graduate and attended the University of Washington.

She was a medical assistant for many years and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church of Newcomerstown.

She was a loving grandmother.

She was married to Robert L. Wurster, who died in 1965.

In January of 1968, she married Willard M. Egler, who died in 2001.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan (Robert) Egler of Gahanna and Joyce Green of Port Charlotte, Fla.; step-children, Carolyn Egler McPeek and William Egler, both of Columbus; four grandchildren, Steve (Christy) Egler, Mike (Sonie) Egler, Kelly (Alan) Lapergola, Geof (Nancy) Green; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Norman of Coshocton; a sister-in-law, Louise Laughlin of Berea.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Wurster; and a brother, Robert Laughlin.

Services will be Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Addy Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Hukill.

Burial will be in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.

Visitation will be on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Christ United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

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