Gladys Lorraine Cain

June 20th, 1939 to April 29th, 2021

Gladys Lorraine Cain, 81, of Kimball Township, died Thursday, April 29, 2021.

She was born June 20, 1939 in Dearborn to the late George and Grace Wahl. She married Samuel H. Cain on August 10, 1957 in Dearborn and they were married nearly 50 years until his death on November 1, 2006.

Gladys graduated from Edsel-Ford High School - Dearborn in 1957. She was a woman of strong Christian faith and enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with her family.

She is survived by three children, Karri (Bradley) Smith, Sherri Cain, and James “Jamie” (Angela) Cain; six grandchildren, Christopher Weakley, Kelli Crittenden, Matthew and Jeffrey Carnes and Kaitlyn and Cody Cain; two great grandchildren, Kalie Weakley and Molly Carnes; a sister-in-law, Mary Wahl; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Samuel “Sammy” Cain; and a brother, William Wahl.

Visitation will be 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday in the Marysville Funeral Home. A limited number of people will be allowed in at a time. Please wear a mask for the safety and comfort of others.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 in The River Church, Fort Gratiot Campus. The Reverend Bill Wahl will officiate.

Burial will be in North Grove Cemetery, Fremont Township. Pallbearers will be Gladys’ grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To send condolences, visit


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