Dennis Tucker, Strawberry Point

Dateline:  Strawberry Point, Iowa

 Dennis M. Tucker, 72, formerly of Strawberry Point, died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at the Brooklyn Community Estate in Brooklyn, Iowa.  He was born on January 14, 1941,  in Manchester,  the son of Ralph and Mary (Reimer) Tucker.  Dennis attended school in Edgewood.

 On May 27, 1988, Dennis was united in marriage to Vivian Anne Patton.  He farmed between Edgewood and Strawberry Point for many years.  Dennis also worked at the G and G Living Center in Garnavillo. For many years he and Vivian were actively involved with foster care.  One of his favorite activities was fishing with his family.

Dennis will be sadly missed by his wife Vivian; his adopted children,  Bobby (Amber) Tucker of Edgewood, Samantha Tucker and Ashley Tucker both of New Hampton; stepchildren, Brad Prior of Elizabeth, Illinois, Clay (Sandy) Prior of Brooklyn, Greg (Tina) Prior of Greenfield, Indiana, and Tom (Lindsey) Prior of Greeley; six grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren; 19 step great grandchildren; and two brothers, Ervin (Jeannine) Tucker and Dean (Grace) Tucker both of Strawberry Point.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents  Ralph and Mary Tucker; sister Loretta Kartman; adopted son, Jason Tucker; and a granddaughter, Keria Tucker.

Visitation: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point.  Visitation will also be one hour before services at the church on Friday.

 Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Strawberry Point.  Officiating: Rev. Scot Roser.

Interment: Noble Cemetery, rural Strawberry Point, Iowa.

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