Loretta A. Hulke

August 5, 1939 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 82)


Loretta Alice Hulke, age 82, arrived at her heavenly home on April 1, 2022 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital with her family by her side.

Born to the late Arnold and Lucy Wyland in Merrill on August 5, 1939, Loretta “Pudgie” was the 8th  of 10 children.  She was a loving sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  A precious gift from God.

Loretta married her husband of 59 years, Ronald Hulke, on June 1, 1957.  She enjoyed golfing, crocheting, fishing, and playing games on her tablet.  She loved playing cards (quite competively) and having Sunday brunch with her friends.  She especially loved following the Wisconsin Badgers and Milwaukee Brewers.  She was a true blessing and will be greatly missed.

Loretta is survived by her Children: Theresa (Harlan) Schubring, Steven (Oliva) Hulke, Michelle (Scott) Carpenter, and Amy Hulke (EJ Wright); Brothers: Allan (Doris) Wyland and Arnold (Carol) Wyland; Sister: Sandra (Fran) Doering; Grandchildren: Aaron (Jenna) Munz, Ashley (Austin) Knox, Melissa Hulke, Andrew (Emily) Hulke, Amber Hulke, Ryan Busse, Brittany Busse (Kyle Nicolazzi), Logan (Sarah) Lauer, Paige Lauer, Jessica Sawtell, Ethan Wright, Brianna (Ruben) Castanuela, Lindsay (Angel) Torres and Nick Carpenter; and 10 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ronald Joseph Hulke, Son Kirby Lee Hulke, and 7 sisters.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson St., Weston.  The Rev. Lance Hoelscher will officiate.  Visitation will take place from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church on Saturday.

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