Loretta Jo Tupin, 68, of Bradenton, a loving wife, and our beautiful mother, was called home to rest on May 15, 2023.
She was born December 11, 1954, in Kansas City, MO. Her family moved to Bradenton Beach in the early 60s. Loretta was the core of a big and extremely loving family. The love she had for her family was powerful and enduring. That love for people carried into her professional pursuits. She spent time as a nurse, but she was mostly known as a passionate restaurant owner, always cooking delicious meals and going out of her way to make people smile. She filled places like the Cortez Caf