Georgina Cullen, age 85, of Gratiot, WI, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Lafayette Manor in Darlington, WI. She was born December 30, 1927 in Wiota, WI, the daughter of Ernest and Ethel (Putnam) Olson. Georgina graduated from Argyle High School in 1945. Georgina lived in Wiota most of her life until her marriage to James C. Cullen, when they moved to Darlington. She worked as a cashier at Dick's Supermarket for many years. In 1969, she moved to Gratiot and shortly there after became a teacher's aide at Blackhawk Elementary School in Gratiot, retiring in 1990.
Georgina is survived by five children: Mary Kay (Jack) Luedtke of Darlington, Steve Cullen of Lilburn, GA, Kathy (Greg) Zuberbuhler of Darlington, Jayne (Shawn) Triem of South Wayne, WI, and Thomas Cullen of Benton, WI; her long time companion and love of her life: Bob McGlynn of Gratiot and his family; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother: Elton (Sandy) Olson of Rockford, IL; and one sister: Beverly Hegesta of Madison, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two great-grandchildren: Emily and Abigail Cullen; two brothers: Everette and Larry Olson; and two sisters: Betty McGranahan and Eleanor Guadagno.
Georgina loved spending time with her family and working in her garden. She enjoyed dancing and traveling with Bob. Georgina will always be remembered as a dedicated and loving mom and grandma. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Darlington United Methodist Church, 546 Park Place in Darlington with Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Burial will be in West Wiota Cemetery in Gratiot Township, WI. A visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home, 508 Park Place in Darlington. Online condolences maybe expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.