Kathleen Tucker, 67, of Springfield died at 9:35 a.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 6, 1945 in Springfield, IL to Anton and Marie Kern Denk. She married James Edward Tucker on August 18, 1964 and he survives.
She is also survived by four children: James (Debra) Tucker, Jr. of Riverton; Robert Joseph (Kim) Tucker of Champaign; David (Kathy) Tucker of Lincoln, NE and Nancy (Kevin) Biggs of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; 3 brothers; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Frank and Judy Tucker of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Kathleen loved to bowl and enjoyed NASCAR. She was a hairdresser for 35 years at Ambassador Hair Salon retiring in 2010. She was vice-president of the Eagles Auxiliary Aerie #437.
Memorial Mass: 10:00 am Saturday, January 26, 2013 at St. Cabrini Church with Reverend August Sperl officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Following burial, the family will host a gathering at the Eagle’s club, 2700 East Ash in Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Time: 10:00 am