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7/27/2012 8:00:00 AM
Helen B. Tucker

Oct. 23, 1908 - July 25, 2012

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

Born Oct. 23, 1908, near Casey, Ill., she was the daughter of Orville L. and Bertha Stewart Biggs. On Jan. 23, 1940, in Peru, she was married to Joe W. Tucker, and he preceded in death on Nov. 4, 1989.

She was an active member of the Main Street United Methodist Church where she had served as church secretary for over 30 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, Calif.; as well as the children of her daughter JoAnne Fisher, Dru (Yumi) Fisher, Houston, Texas, Lori (Bruce) Cress, Twelve Mile, Beth (Kevin Studebaker) Fisher, South Whitley, Don (Megan) Fisher, Kingman, Ariz., and Dan (Kim) Fisher, Rochester; the children of her daughter Jeanne, Cathy, Cindy, Debbie, Linda, and Dale, all of California; and a stepson, Marvin Tucker, Peru.

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

Funeral service will be 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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