Ruth M. Tucker

Ruth M. Tucker, age 98, formerly of Beaver Dam, passed into the arms of her Savior on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary.

The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, in Beaver Dam, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jim Little officiating. Burial will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Racine, Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Ruth Mary was born on November 4, 1923 in Racine, Wisconsin to Lawrence W. and Irene H. (Matheson) Larson. On July 15, 1944, she was united in marriage with Alfred Tucker in Racine, where they shared the great part of their married life. She was a graduate of University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and became an elementary school teacher. In retirement years, Al and Ruth moved to Beaver Dam, where she was active at St. John’s Lutheran Church and various organizations and groups. She was currently a member of Gloria Die Church in New Holstein. Ruth loved to spend time with family, traveling and painting. She will be deeply missed by family and friends.

Ruth is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Albert Ebert; daughter-in-law, Wanda Tucker; a sister, Joyce Blazer; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Al; and son, Richard.

The family wishes to thank Villa Loretto for the love and care they shared with Ruth over the past seven years.

Memorials may be made in Ruth M. Tucker’s name to Lutheran World Relief or the American Cancer Society.

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