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Obituary: Glenn W. Tucker

Waukesha man dies at age 83.

Glenn W. Tucker, a longtime Waukesha resident, died on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at Waukesha Springs at the age of 83.

He was born in Waukesha on July 5, 1929 the only child of Glenn W. and Vera (nee Ryson) Tucker.  He was a 1947 graduate of Waukesha High School and went on to graduate from UW-Platteville.  For more than 42 years, Glenn worked as a surveyor for Ruekert-Mielke.  He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church where he served as Head Usher.  Glenn loved to take pictures, enjoyed taking care of his yard and was an avid fisherman. 

He will be sadly missed by his son Gregg Tucker of Waukesha, his two-granddaughters Danielle Tucker of Milwaukee and Courtney Tucker of Waukesha, his fiancée Marge Kadrich of Waukesha and her four sons and their families: Chris (Tina) Kadrich of Waukesha, Todd (Peggy) Kadrich of Vernon, Michael Kadrich of Delavan and Kyle Kadrich of Waukesha.  He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce in 1998 as well as by his parents.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service at First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186.  Reverend Dan Schwerin will preside. Entombment will be held on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Prairie Home Cemetery.  Please meet at the cemetery office.  If desired memorials in Glenn’s name are appreciated to First United Methodist Church or to the Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS), 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

is honored to serve the family.  For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message

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