Obit: Tucker, Loretta (Ratelle) - 24 Jan 1985
Contact:  Kathleen Englebretson

----Source: Loyal Tribune Record Gleaner

Loretta (Ratelle) Tucker

Loretta Tucker, 83, formerly of Loyal but residing the last 4½ years in the Neillsville Home, died at 8:55 a.m. (January 24, 1985) at the Neillsville Hospital.

Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 1985 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Burial was in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Rev. James Logan officiated. Pallbearers were Robert Schultz, Jesse Zvolena, Pat Englebretson, Tim Englebretson, Eric Englebretson and Paul Englebretson.

Loretta was born January 8, 1902 at Marsh Rapids, Wis. To Charles and Lina (nee Christenson) Ratelle. She received her education at Loyal High School in 1920 and the Catholic School. She married Harold Tucker on November 26, 1923 in Loyal. She lived all her life in Loyal except the last 4½ when she resided at the Neillsville Home.

She was a member of St. Anthony’s Church and PCCW. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bernard (Beverly) Bethke, Wausau, Mrs. Clayton (Kathleen) Englebretson, Loyal; eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband in 1976, her parents, and one son in infancy, also a sister.

Rinka Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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