IRON HUB --Victoria "Vicky" M. Tuper, 89, Iron Hub, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
She was born Oct. 16, 1912, in Comfrey to Arthur and Lizzie (Burger) Hudson. She moved to Benedict, N.D., and attended schools there. She moved with her family to Warba during World War II. She served with the WACS during World War II. and a truck driver in the in the motor transport battalion. She was awarded the American Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Medal the WAC Service Ribbon and the Meritorious Service Unit Plaque. She was discharged as a Tech 5. She married William Donald Tuper on Oct. 8, 1945, in Boston Springs, N.Y. After their married they moved to Warba, where they farmed until moving to International Falls in 1979. She lived there until moving to Iron Hub in 1991. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Iron Hub and the International Falls American Legion Post.
Survivors include a son, Calvin Tuper, Iron Hub; two sisters, Ann Rozelle, Farmington, and Viola Woody, Springfield, Ark.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Four brothers, Percy, Harold, Leo, and an infant, died earlier.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday ay the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iron Hub with Pastor Dean Stolz officiating. Burial will be in the Immanuel Church Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin and an hour before services at the church Wednesday. Military rites will be conducted by the Aitkin Veterans Posts.
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