Imogene Tucker

Obituary of Imogene Tucker

Imogene L. Tucker, 86, Marion, is now resting in the arms of her Savior and rejoicing because she has received her eternal reward of Heaven. Her loving husband, Hubert, and family were by her side when she passed away at 1:40 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor.

Imogene was born in Wawaka (Noble County) on September 6, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Lee L. and Alice M. (Knepper) Sontchi. Following her graduation from high school, Imogene continued her post-secondary education and received her bachelor's degree in nursing at Methodist School of Nursing. She worked as a nurse at Methodist Hospital, Davis Clinic, and the office of Dr. Wojcik (Marion) throughout her career. On July 22, 1956, Imogene married Hubert E. Tucker, Jr., and their lives were blessed with two sons, Mike and Bob.

Imogene was active in P.E.O. Chapter B.T. and was a member of both Marion First UMC and Conversation Club. She liked reading, solving crossword puzzles, and being active in her community and family.

She will be missed by her husband of almost 62 years, Hubert; sons, Michael (Deanna) Tucker, Marion, and Robert (Barbara) Tucker, Jonesboro; granddaughters, Candace Tucker, Princeton, Kentucky, and Brandi (Chadd) Canode, Orlando, Florida; grandsons, Joshua Tucker, Jonesboro, Jordan Tucker, Marion, and Taran Bauer, Marion; great-grandchildren, Katelynd, Steve, Hayden, Casen, Brylandd, Bentleyy, Campbelle, Chloe, Trenton, Brayton, and Jackson; niece, Jaime Queenin, Brea, California; and nephews, Joe (Sheri) Sontchi, Maumee, Ohio, and Chris (Lisa) Sontchi, Concord, North Carolina.

Also preceding her in death was her brother, Paul Sontchi.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

Services to celebrate Imogene's life will begin at 1 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tom Mansbarger officiating. Entombment will follow at Grant Memorial Park.

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