October 28, 1916 - March 23, 2015
Mary E. Tucker Bucher, 98, of rural Mentone, died 11:55 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at Grace Village Retirement Community of Winona Lake. She was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Claypool, to Cloyce and Roxie (Parker) Miller. On June 9, 1937, in Claypool, she married Edison C. Tucker. He preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1969. She then married C. Edward Bucher on Jan. 5, 1985, in Beaver Dam. He preceded her in death on July 27, 1998. She worked at Tippecanoe Valley High School in the cafeteria for five years as well as being a wonderful homemaker, wife and mother. Mary was a Claypool High School graduate in 1934. She was a member of the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a great cook and enjoyed knitting. She loved to watch her family in all their sports activities, especially basketball. Survivors include her daughter, JoAnn and husband Mike Williams, Atwood; grandchildren Kim Nelson, Plymouth, Chad and wife Lisa Tucker, Mentone, Stephanie and husband Scott Bibler, Claypool, Chan and wife Nicole Tucker, Mentone, Tara and husband Hunter Carlile, Winona Lake, and Cheri and husband Andy Mikesell, Zionsville; 15 great-grandchildren; and stepsons Chuck and wife Helen, Phillip and wife Jeanne and Paul and wife Pat Bucher and families. She was preceded in death by husbands Edison C. Tucker and C. Edward Bucher, son and daughter-in-law Charles M. and Cara L. Tucker, sister Maxine and husband Joe Ault and grandson Brian D. Nelson. Her funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone. Pastor Butch Troke and Pastor Lynn Breeden will officiate. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today, March 25, 2015, at King Memorial Home, Mentone, and one hour prior to the service at the memorial home Thursday. Burial is at Mentone Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Beaver Dam United Methodist Church.
Mary E. Tucker Bucher, 98, of rural Mentone, died 11:55 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at Grace Village Retirement Community of Winona Lake. She was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Claypool, to Cloyce and Roxie (Parker) Miller. On June 9, 1937, in Claypool,... View Obituary & Service Information
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