Kevin Lee Gladis was born on July 24, 1964, in Marshall, to Benny and Darlene (Budnick) Gladis. He lived most of his years in Marshall, where he grew up. Kevin greatly enjoyed doing custodial work through SEI. His hobbies included fishing, playing checkers and battleship, watching old movies, cooking and shopping. Kevin especially enjoyed time spent with family.
He died peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center due to a terminal illness. He is survived by his mother, Darlene Gladis, of Clarkfield, sister Linda (and Mark) Steen of Marshall, nieces Amy (and Nathan) Stewart of Granite Falls, and Kayla (and Jake) Vierhuf of Hendricks, great nieces and nephews, Abbeygale Stewart, and Blisse and Zane Vierhuf. He was preceded in death by his father, Benny Gladis, grandparents Joseph and Helen Gladis and John and Alice Budnick.