Gladys Marie (Sidell) Upleger, 96, of Imlay City passed away April 25, 2022 at her home. She was born April 1, 1926 to Edward and Hazel (Stover) Sidell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Upleger.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Gerald) Badder of Timmonsville, SC and son, Rick Upleger of Imlay City; grandchildren, JaNell (Bill) Kendall of Noblesville, IN and Curtis (Carrie) Badder of Pamplico, SC; great-grandchildren, Brady (Taylor), John David (Victoria) and Lauryn (Adam); as well as her great-great-grandchildren Lorelei, Livia, Dylan and Axel. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles, Edward, Harvey, Lawrence, Earl and Martin; and sisters, Marie, Florence and Beulah.

Gladys was a homemaker and loved to tend to her farm and animals. She enjoyed baking, gardening, sewing and antiques.

A graveside memorial and burial of cremated remains took place, Monday, May 2, 2022 at Goodland Township Cemetery, at the Southeast corner of Van Dyke and Armstrong Roads.

Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

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