Memorial services for Gwen Kaup age 57 of West Point, NE will be on Thursday, July 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point, NE. Interment will be at a later date. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE.
Gwen passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015 at her home.
Gwen Faye Kaup was born July 27, 1957 at Pender, NE to Harry and Lola (Peterson) Persson. She attended Cuming Co. Rural School District #22 and graduated from West Point High School in 1975. On June 2, 1979, she was united in marriage to Jeff Kaup at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point. Gwen worked for various businesses in West Point and for the last 20 years has been employed at CharterWest National Bank.
Gwen was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, helping with the Cuming Co. Relay for Life, and was a member of the West Point Optimist Club. She loved spending time with her family, attending everyone’s activities, camping, and helping her family with fundraisers at Christmas time. Gwen could always be seen with a smile and her laughter filled the room.
Husband- Jeff Kaup of West Point, NE
Son-Dustin and Jamie Kaup of West Point, NE and children-Allie and Riley
Daughter-Megan Kaup of Omaha, NE
Parents- Harry and Lola Persson of West Point, NE
Siblings and their families- Nadine and Robert Hagedorn of West Point, NE
Dudley and Diane Persson of Oakland, NE
Shellie and Randy Wietfeld of West Point, NE
Ilene and Brian Evert of Omaha, NE
Kellee and Monte Pflueger of Norfolk, NE
Kevin and Lori Persson of Bancroft, NE
Kyle and Judy Persson of West Point, NE
Lisa and Pat Yosten of West Point, NE
Deb and Bob Yosten of West Point, NE
Donna and Ryan Voelker of Newcastle, WY
Penny Grovijohn of Wisner, NE
Paula and Brian Christianson of Elkhorn, NE
Jennifer and Jamie Bumgardner of Gretna, NE
Gwen was preceded in death by her grandparents.