Ellen Tucker, of Summit Lake, died Friday, September 23, 2016 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center. She was 94 years old. She was born on April 17, 1922 in Summit Lake, a daughter of Truman and Alma (Person) Rice. She married Deward Tucker on July 7, 1945. He preceded her in death on December 5, 1990.
Following her marriage she lived in Antigo. In the early 1950s she moved to Belgium, Wisconsin where she raised her family and worked at home for the Allen Edmonds Shoe factory. After her husbands death she moved to Cedar Grove and returned to Summit Lake in 2000.
Survivors include a daughter, Elaine (Harold) Lallensack of Jackson; two daughters-in-law, Audrey Tucker and Leann Tucker; a sister-in-law Donna Rice; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by three sons, Everett, Merlyn and Russell Tucker; a sister, Jeanette Space; three brothers, Merle, Alden, and Eugene in infancy.
Visitation will be Monday September 26, 2016 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home followed by a sharing of memories service at 2 p.m. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, Summit Lake.