Obit: Tucker, Bernice Estelle (1912 - 2009)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Tucker, Malitzka, Wierenzenski, Hetzel 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 4, 2009 

Tucker, Bernice Estelle (30 October 1912 - 1 November 2009) 

Bernice E. Tucker, 97, of Neillsville died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville. 

Bernice Estelle Wierenzenski was born Oct. 30, 1912, in the Town of York in Clark County, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary (Malitzka) Wierenzenski.  She received her education at the Merry Vale School and graduated in 1930 from Granton High School. She then went to work for the shoe factory in Marshfield.  She was united in marriage to Allan Tucker of Sparta Dec. 22, 1937, in Milwaukee.  Allan died in 1968.  Bernice continued to live in Milwaukee until she moved to Neillsville in 1997. 

She is survived by two sons, Patrick Scott (Dolores) Tucker of Fond du Lac and Thomas John (Donna) Tucker of Platteville, CO; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.  She is further survived by her very dear friend, Lucy Hetzel of Neillsville. 

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Paul, Max, John and Frank; and a sister, Frieda. 

Private services will be held at a later date. 

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