Gloria Wagner

May 24, 1939 - Feb. 11, 2012

Gloria Wagner of Waukesha died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at the age of 72. She was an only child, born to Frank and Mary (nee Pedi) Culotta in Chicago on May 24, 1939.

Gloria worked as a teacher for Heyer Elementary School for nearly four decades. She spent many years teaching sixth grade and most recently taught fourth grade. Gloria was active in many aspects of the school and an integral part of Heyer. She was a charter member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Gloria had many friends in and around Waukesha and knew someone everywhere she went.

Gloria will be sadly missed by her loving daughters, Carolyn (Judy Harvey) Wagner of Waukesha, Diane (Michael) Wagner-Feight of Waukesha, Michele (Matthew) Habermehl of Simi Valley, Calif., and Joann (Guy) Holling of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Haley and Hayden Whettam, Kayleigh Habermehl and Sam Holling, and great-grandmother of Ahleah Torres. Gloria is further survived by her cousin, Richard "Pete" (Sharon) Pedi of Des Plaines, Ill., and her Heyer School "family."

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. Highway 59, Waukesha, with vigil prayers at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Friday, Feb. 17, at the church. Entombment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.