Monday, July 25, 2011


AGE: 79

ADDRESS: 503 Cedar Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 12:46 A.M. Sunday, July 24 at Mayo Clinic Health Center, Eau Claire where she had been a patient for the past 7 days surrounded by her loving family

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Friday, July 29 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 28 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford with a 7:45 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Friday, July 29 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 19, 1932 in Wauwatosa, WI

EDUCATION: Attended Whittlesey Schools, 1951 Graduate of Medford High School and Taylor County Normal School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 23, 1955 in Whittlesey to Richard W. “Dick” Studinger and he preceded her in death on December 1, 1994.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: As a young girl she lived with her family in the Town of Chelsea. She taught elementary education in a one room schoolhouse in the Town of Holway. Gloria then worked for the Medford School District in the High School Office for over 30 years. She enjoyed reading, dinner with friends, spending time with her grandchildren, walking, gardening and attending sporting events.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where she volunteered and was very involved.
Past Member of the Homemakers Club in Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Tony of Medford, Mike (Peg) of Medford, Rick (Kim) of Eau Claire, Paula (Mike) Whitman of Kronenwetter, Tim (Sandy) of Marshfield and Mark (Sarah) of Stoddard

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 20 Clint, Brent, Rachel, Kurt, Heather, Melissa, Lindsey, Charlie, Eric, Rebekah, Miranda, Dylan, Emma, Katie, Abby, Sam, Hannah, Josh, Nick and Luke


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Joyce (Tomm) Lehnigk of Waukesha and Janet “Muffet” Jakubowski of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Half Sisters and Brothers: Linda Lasabe, Marilyn Schmeeckle, Janine Hoffman Reyes, Conrad Hoffman, Elaine (Rick) Grandfield, Eric Hoffman and Theresa (Frank) Hoffman Singh

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother: Eugene “Skip” Roman
Sister: Paula in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Victor J. Hoffman DECEASED MOTHER: Pauline A. “Tootsie” Dittrich

PALLBEARERS: Clint, Brent, Heather, Charlie, Sam, Josh and Lindsey Studinger and Dylan Whitman

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, Memorials can be made to Gloria’s family to be designated at a later date
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