Glendoris "Gloria" Mary Rupp
April 27, 1921 - November 3, 2013
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|Glendoris “Gloria” M. Rupp, 92, of Cuba City, WI, formerly of Hazel Green, WI passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at the Cuba City Nursing Home in Cuba City, WI. A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, Nov. 7th at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Hazel Green, WI, with Father Kenneth Frisch officiating. Burial with military honors will be accorded at the St. Francis de Sales church cemetery. Friends may call on Wed. Nov. 6th from 3pm-7pm at the Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI and on Thurs. Nov. 7th from 9:30am until time of service at the church. A parish wake service will be held at 2:45pm on Wed. Nov 6th at the funeral home.
Gloria was born on April 27, 1921 to Leonard & Leona (Brant) Wiegman in Hazel Green, WI. Glendoris grew up in rural Hazel Green. She loved to tell of making the five mile walk every day to attend Hazel Green High School which was unusual at that time. She graduated from the Mercy School of Nursing in 1942 and enlisted in the Army Nurse Corp. She was stationed in Trinidad, where she worked at the 141st Army Hospital. Glendoris was very proud of her service to our country during World War II and loved telling stories of her service. In 2011, she joined other tri-state area veterans in an honor flight to Washington D.C. She married Dyke Cullum II in 1944 and in 1958 moved to France and lived in L’Eveche on the Loire River. In 1960 she married Louis Rupp and they lovingly raised their ten children on their farm outside of Hazel Green. Louis preceded her in death in 1984. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish. She worked as a registered nurse at the Cuba City Hospital for many years. “Gloria” was a true treasure in every sense of the word. She was a devout Catholic whose faith, dignity, class and love of family were an inspiration to all that knew her. She is survived by her children, Carole (Kathy) Cullum, Benicia, CA; Ron (Pat) Rupp, Tempe, AZ; Dyke (Cathy) Cullum III, Greenville, SC; Tom (Marcia) Rupp, Hazel Green, WI; Cherie Cullum, Roseville, MN; Robert (Rosann) Rupp, Hazel Green, WI; Dennis (Carol) Rupp, Sun Prairie, WI; Meredith (Albert) Vogt, Hazel Green, WI; Linda (David) Bennett, Hazel Green, WI; a daughter-in-law, Cheryl Cullum, Dubuque, IA; her sister Jeanette Snyder, Galena, IL, and her brother Keith Wiegman, Galena, IL. She is also survived by 32 grandchildren and dozens of great grandchildren. In addition to her husband Louis, she was preceded in death by a son, Kurt Cullum in 2010, a brother, Wally Weigman in 2013, and a brother-in-law, Emmett Snyder in 2013.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Cuba City Nursing Home for their loving care of Gloria.