Gladys "Glady" Mischnick passed away on Dec. 13, 2021 at the age of 96. She was dedicated to her family, had a zest for life, and an amazing work ethic. She loved to cook and bake, and also loved a good joke.
Born in Rhinelander on Oct, 5, 1925 to Edward and Amelia Janke, Glady was a long-time member of Zion Lutheran Church and attended Zion Lutheran grade school. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1943.
After graduation, Glady moved to Seattle to support the war effort, working at Boeing as a riveter on B-17 bombers.
Glady married Ralph Mischnick in 1948. After marriage she worked at De Byles Department Store and later as a skilled typesetter at Office Supply and Lithocrafters Printing. In the 1970s and early '80s Ralph and Glady owned and operated the Mode O Day clothing store in Marinette. Glady later returned to Rhinelander where she worked at Winslow's Hallmark store until the age of 86 when she moved from Rhinelander to LaCrosse to be closer to family.
Glady is preceded in death by her parents and husband, sisters Elsie Mangerson and Adeline Davis, and brothers Clarence and Edward Janke. She is survived by her three children: Lynn Dry, Cindy Mischnick (Henderson), Scott Mischnick, and three grandsons, Ryan Mischnick, Ross Mischnick and Nick Henderson.
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