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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Thomas Michael ‘Tuck’ Tucker

  • Thomas Michael “Tuck” Tucker, 60, of Monroe City, Mo., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Lake Placid, Florida.
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  • Thomas Michael “Tuck” Tucker, 60, of Monroe City, Mo., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Lake Placid, Florida.
    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Yager-Kendrick Funeral Home in Monroe City with Rev. Steve Goughnour officiating.
    Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
    Private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
    Thomas was born October 10, 1952, in Pittsfield, Illinois, the son of Francis Mack and Genevieve W. (Ralph) Tucker.
    In 1970, Tuck graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Quincy and from Quincy College in 1974.
    He worked eight years at International Harvester and 17 years at Watlow. He then owned and operated Tuck’s Dam Store and had worked the last 10 years at General Mills in Hannibal. Thomas loved fishing, farming and hunting.
    Survivors include the sunshine of his life, Kathy Schroeder of Monroe City; his mother, Genevieve Tucker of Quincy, IL; two stepchildren, Denise Hobt and husband, Tom, of Des Moines, IA, and Rob Schroeder and wife, Kim of Rock Island, IL; seven grandchildren, Emilee, Kaitlyn, Kyle and Nick Hobt, and Kayla, Drake and Becca Schroeder; one brother, Patrick R. Tucker and wife, Patricia, of Hamilton, IL; one sister, Mary M. Penrod and husband, Terry, of Fowler, IL; and several nieces and nephews including Christopher Calvert of South Carolina, Nicole Calvert of Texas and Terry T. Kemp of Iowa.
    Tuck was preceded in death by his father, Mack Tucker; and one grandson, Andrew Hobt.
    Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Association, in care of Yager-Kendrick Funeral Home, 545 Stoddard St., Monroe City, MO 63456.
    Condolences may be made at www.yagerkendrickfh.com.
     

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