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Kay Gulan

August 29, 1940 — March 8, 2023

Wausau

 

Kathryn "Kay" Gulan, 82, of Wausau, beloved wife of Eugene "Gene" Gulan passed away peacefully on March 8, 2023 with her family at her side. 

Kay was born on August 29, 1940  in Eau Claire, daughter of the late John and  Tillie (Grossell) Hoepner. She and Gene were united in the Sacrament of Marriage on August 26, 1961. In 1968 they made their home in Wausau where they raised their family. She spent the majority of her life as a loving homemaker. Kay was an artistic person who enjoyed sewing, knitting and decorating for family and friends. Kay was an avid Brewers and Packers fan. Her love of sports was only enhanced by watching her children and grandchildren's sporting and dance events. Kay was blessed with a wonderful group of friends, who enjoyed playing cribbage, bridge, and having parties. She was an active member and Eucharistic Minister of Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish in Wausau. 

Kay is survived by her husband Gene and their children: Steven (Vicki) Gulan, Julie (Mark) Nauman, Jon (Kathleen Urban) Gulan, and Daniel (Jess) Gulan. She also leaves her brothers: Dick (Betty) Hoepner and Harold (Dee) Hoepner, along with sister-in-law Kathy Hoepner and brother-in-law, Tony Gulan. Kay leaves 10 beloved grandchildren: Kyle, Maria, Anna, Ethan, Megan, Anthony, Andrew, Kate, Benton, and Henrietta Kay. She is preceded in death by a brother Tom Hoepner. 

Visitation will be held on Friday March 17th from 9 AM - 10:30 AM at Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 621 N. 2nd Street, Wausau. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 AM. Brainard Funeral Homes of Wausau and Weston have been entrusted with arrangements. 

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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Church of the Resurrection

621 N 2nd St, Wausau, WI 54403

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Church of the Resurrection

621 N 2nd St, Wausau, WI 54403

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