Gloria D. Heublein, 85, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at the Remington House in Pardeeville.
She was born April 11, 1932, the daughter of Myron and Ruth (Ashley) Radtke in the town of Kingston, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.
Gloria married Walter E. Ehlert II in June of 1954, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pardeeville. They had two children, Walter III and Julie. Walter preceded her in death in June of 1971, at the age of 39.
On Nov. 9, 1973, she married Loyal Heublein at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pardeeville. They were married for 39 years until his death on Nov. 20, 2012.
Gloria worked at Portage Hosiery in her younger years. She was a stay-at-home mom for 12 years, she then went to work for the Mid-County Times and Danco Prairie F.S. Co-op in Pardeeville.
Gloria liked to go for rides on the back roads, traveling and hiking to many state parks in the area. She also liked to read, loved music, flowers, antiques, playing card games and watching the Packers.
She is survived by her son, Walter “Bill” (Linda) Ehlert; daughter, Julie Swan; granddaughter Michelle (Travis) Wickus; grandson, Walter “Ben” Ehlert and two great granddaughters, Erika and Allison Wickus, all of Pardeeville. She is also survived by one brother, Ed Radtke of Portage and Leesburg, Florida; sister, Sharon Morgan of Portage; sister-in-law, Dee Radtke of Geneva, Illinois. She is further survived by several nieces, cousins and special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; her brother, Don Radtke; and a sister-in-law, Clairene Radtke.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 505 E. Lafollette St., Pardeeville, with the Rev. William Runke presiding. Burial will be in Marcellon Cemetery, Pardeeville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at church. Memorials may be made to the church.
The family would like to thank all the staff of Heartland Hospice for their care and visits, especially Renee, Nikki and Allison, and to all the wonderful staff at Remington House in Pardeeville. Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Home Pardeeville is serving the family.