Gladys Rose Duranceau, 92, Wausau, the mother of a Stevens Point woman, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Care Partner’s Assisted Living in Schofield.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Wausau, with the Rev. Philip Schneider officiating. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park in Wausau.
Visitation will be at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home in Schofield from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, and at the church from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the service.
Condolences may be offered online at www.jjbfh.com.
Mrs. Duranceau was born March 12, 1922, in Ramona, S.D., a daughter of the late Fred and Helen (Wendorf) Seehafer. The family moved to the Wausau area when she was 4 years old. She was confirmed at St. Paul United Church of Christ, where she was a lifetime member.
She was married to Alfred R. Duranceau at St. Paul United Church of Christ.
She worked at Wausau Memorial Hospital as a dietician, the Wausau Nursing Home and at Marathon Battery. After retiring she volunteered at United Cerebral Palsy for many years and also the North Central Health Care Center in the Talent Shop.
Survivors include five children, Sandra Gottschalk, Holly, Mich., Jean (Terry) Back, Mosinee, Lou (Lee) Jazdzewski, Madison, LaVerne Joslin, Rhinelander, and Christine Duranceau, Stevens Point; two brothers, William Seehafer and Marvin (Norma) Seehafer; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Lyle A. Duranceau; and four siblings, Alice (Leo) Zdzeblowski, Emil Seehafer, Herb (Jan) Seehafer and Robert Seehafer.