Gladys (Taylor) Albers, 86, of Bendena, Kan., crossed over to new life on July 23, 2017, at Catholic Care Center in Wichita, Kan., where she moved in 2012 to be near her daughter.  
Gladys was born on Feb. 22, 1931 on a farm near White Cloud, Kan., to Herman “Mike” and Helen (Thomas) Taylor.  
Gladys Taylor married Herbert Albers on June 10, 1951, in White Cloud, Kan.  He passed away on Jan. 27, 2005.  
Gladys was a teacher at Midway-Denton, Kan., elementary school for many years, until retiring in 1985.  
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents,  husband Herbert Albers,  infant great-granddaughter Susana Livingston,  son-in-law Larry Chambers,  brother Marvin “Buddy” Taylor,  and brother Keith Taylor.
Gladys is survived by one daughter: Susan Chambers of Wichita, Kan.,  and two sons: Colin (Teresa) Albers of Nebraska City,  and Glenn (Rose Mary) Albers of Kansas City, Mo.;  five grandchildren: Derick (Melissa) Albers, Megan (Andrew) Livingston, Dana (Daniel) Dacumos, Thomas Chambers, Kara Chambers;  Thirteen great-grandchildren,  brother Ron (Lee) Taylor,  aunt Bernice Taylor,  numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service was to be 11 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bendena, Kan. Burial was to follow at Moray Cemetery.  
Friends were invited to call at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Troy, Kan., after 9 a.m. Sunday, where the family was to meet with friends from to 7-8:30 p.m. that evening.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church of Bendena, Kan.; or Moray Cemetery; or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Wichita, Kan.