Gloria (Rose) Kuecker
Gloria (Rose) Kuecker, 77, of Onalaska passed away with family members by her side on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Gloria had fought against heart disease and COPD for several years.
She was born June 2nd, 1941 to Leroy and Inga (Peterson) Rose. She lived in La Crosse, WI most of her life. Moving to Illinois, Minnesota and back to La Crosse. As a young child, the family moved to Arizona and California for health reasons for her Dad. She attended Jefferson Grade School and Logan High. She was raised on Indian Hill. She always said one of the best things in life was living on Indian Hill in La Crosse. Gloria loved to travel, gambling trips, bowling, ice skating in her younger years, and gardening with her late husband Stan. Most of all, she loved her family, reunions and parties were her happiest times for her. She belonged to Eagles AEAC and Auxiliary. Gloria was a hard worker finally retiring from La Crescent Health Care.
Gloria is survived by her 4 children, Carolyn (Duane) Hanson, Lansing, IA, Randy Wallace, La Crosse, WI, Robert Daugherty Jr. and his partner Sally Wettenberg, La Crosse, WI, Teri (Michael) Herold, Onalaska, WI; 7 grandkids; 14 great grandkids; 2 step children, Bob Kuecker, Caledonia, MN and Laurie Kuecker, La Crosse, WI; sister, June Mahoney, La Crosse, WI; step brother, Bill South (Terry), New Mexico; 2 sister in laws, Alice (Stanley) Kruse, Caledonia, MN and Marilyn (Duane) Thomford, Caledonia, MN; Brother in law, John (Kathy) Kuecker; also very much in her heart are Bridget (Frank) Baughman; Bryan Wallace; Brenda Wallace; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her loving husband, Stanley Kuecker; parents, LeRoy and Inga Rose; step father, Rudy South and wife, Sue; brother, Leon Rose and wife Margaret; their children, Lisa and David Rose; brother, Marlin Rose; brother in law, Paul Mahoney; niece Kimberly Hollowitch; and late husbands, Robert Daugherty and Steven Wallace.
A memorial service will be held in her honor on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11 am in the Prairie Room at Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St, Onalaska, with visitation beginning one hour prior at 10 am. Chaplain Jeff Thomson will be officiating.
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