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Marjorie M. Cuper

May 7, 1926 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Marjorie M Cuper, age 94 of Clayton, WI, passed away on November 6, 2020 at the Willow Ridge Care Center in Amery, WI. 

Marjorie Mae Cuper was born on May 7, 1926 to Charles & Minnie (Cramer) Pace at their home in Clayton, WI and was baptized there on May 28, 1926.    She moved with her parents, brother Charles Jr. and sister Margaret to Deer Park, WI.   Marjorie graduated on May 25, 1944 from Union Free High School in Clear Lake, WI.    Marge met the love of her life, Alec Cuper  at the Oak Inn Night Club.  They were dancing partners and became husband and wife on June 25, 1944 in a double wedding with the grooms brother Mike and new sister in law Vale, at Holy Trinity Orthodox church in Clayton, WI.     Together they farmed for 30 years and raised four children,  Pauline, Connie, Alec, Jr. & Gary.  Both Alec Sr. and Marjorie kept involved on the farm for several years after Alec Jr. took over.    Marjorie and Alec also enjoyed   traveling and Marjorie said her best trip was when they went camping in Alaska and toured Alaska and the Soviet Union.  After Alec’s passing in 1984, Marjorie continued to travel with the Paulson’s on several occasions.  She enjoyed dancing and had a special place in her heart for her last dancing partner, friend Jim Drum.  Marjorie also enjoyed spending time with her family and all the kids, grandkids and great grandkids.  Up until her recent hospitalization and stay at Willow Ridge in Amery, she loved to go shopping in Rice Lake with Gary, Deb and Connie. 

 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Alec Cuper Sr. ;  her parents, Charles & Minnie Pace; 

grandson, John Merth; brother, Charles (Ruth Detar) Pace Jr. ; &  sister, Margaret (Martin) Kasper.

 

Survived by

Sons and Daughters

Pauline (Pat) Merth  -  Turtle Lake, WI

Connie (David) Scheps  -  Turtle Lake, WI

Alec (Carol) Cuper, Jr.  -  Clayton, WI

Gary (Deb) Cuper  -  Clayton, WI

 

Grandhchildren

Bobbi Jo (Shaun) Duggan,   Pat Merth Jr.,  Kristi (Paul) Simmons,   Mark (Melanie) Cuper,

Melisssa Roessler,   Matthew (Debbie) Cuper,   Gary Cuper Jr.,   Jamie Scherff,   Kevin Moe,

Jenna (Ben) Taylor,  Kayla  Scheps

 

Great Grandchildren

Fiona Duggan,  Ainsley Duggan,  Payton Merth,  Nolan Merth,  Sophia Simmons,  Rose Simmons,  Gage Cuper,

Caleb Scherff, Mason Scherff,  Dakota Moe,  Tyler Scheps-Ranalo,  Brady Taylor,  Stephaine (Kyle) Wetlig, 

Emily Roessler,  Katelyn Roessler,  Anna Cuper & John Cuper.

 

Many other  Family, Relatives and Friends

 

Funeral Service  11 am on Tuesday, November 10, 2020  at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Clayton, WI and will be live streamed at;  www.htocclayton.org

 

Interment will be in the Church Cemetery

 

Cards and Memorials can be mailed to Gary Cuper at  943 15th Street,  Clayton, WI  54004

 

Scheuermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.

www.clearlakefuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home
342 5th Street
P.O. Box 416
Clear Lake, WI 54005

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (Clayton)

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