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Helen B. Tucker

d. July 25, 2012

Helen B. Tucker, 103, Peru, passed away on Wednesday morning, July 25, 2012 at Caring Hands, Peru.

Born October 23, 1908 near Casey, Illinois, she was the daughter of Orville L. and Bertha Stewart Biggs. On January 23, 1940 in Peru, Indiana she was married to Joe W. Tucker, and he preceded in death on November 4, 1989.

She was an active member of the Main Street United Methodist Church where she had served as church secretary for over thirty years. She had an active greeting card ministry throughout her life and was known to send cards for every occasion as well as being a continual source of encouragement for those who were sick. Helen was a woman of great faith and would be found reading her Bible every morning. She would conclude her morning spiritual time with a long walk in Mount Hope Cemetery, which was next to her home in Peru.

She is survived by one brother, Orville "Lee" Biggs, Jr., West Covina, California as well as the children of her daughter, JoAnne Fisher: Dru (Yumi) Fisher, Houston, TX; Lori (Bruce) Cress, Twelve Mile; Beth (Kevin Studebaker) Fisher, South Whitley; Dan (Kim) Fisher, Rochester; and the children of her daughter Jeanne: Cathy, Cindy, Debbie, Linda, and Dale, all of California; one step-son, Marvin Tucker, Peru.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Jeanne Bitsko and JoAnne Fisher; one step-son, Don Tucker, and six sisters and one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Main Street United Methodist Church, Peru with Pastor Dave Scifres officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

McClain Funeral Home, Denver is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church.


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