Dorothy Marie “Dot” Tucker, 88, of Milford, IN passed away at 1:19 a.m. on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Goshen Hospital. She was born on September 27, 1932 in Milford, IN to Raymond Roscoe & Adelia Tena (Krull) Pinkerton.
She was a lifetime Milford resident, graduated in 1950 from Milford High School, and a graduate of Elkhart Business College. She was married on August 26, 1951 at Milford Christian Church to William “Leon” Tucker who survives. She was a devoted wife who was thoroughly committed to her wedding vows for 69 years. Her role was a homemaker and mother of five on the family farm. She formerly worked at Weather Head Corp. in Syracuse and Burger Dairy in New Paris.
She was a 70+ year member of the Milford Christian Church where she served faithfully. She was a 4-H member and mentored her children through their many projects. She had an adventurous independent spirit that led to many interest and hobbies that included cooking, sewing, painting, card making, crafts, gardening, traveling and entertaining. She used these talents and her sense of humor to bless, encourage, and empower those around her that often was only noticed and appreciated years later.
She will be so very much missed. Phillipians 3:13-14 …She has won the prize to which God in Christ Jesus called her heavenward.
She is survived by:
Husband – Leon Tucker of Milford
Children – Craig (Judy) Tucker of Stockton, IA, Brian (Kim) Tucker of Syracuse, Steve (Valerie) Tucker of Milford, Laura (Mark) Weller of Silver Lake, and Lydia (Scott) Lubbers of Holland, MI
They were blessed with 12 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Private family graveside services will take place in the Milford Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or Milford Christian Church, 201 N. Henry St., Milford, IN 46542.
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