Lioba “Libby” Tucker, 91, of Shelby, Ohio, died Saturday, March 2, in Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin, Ohio.
Born June 11, 1921, in Crab Orchard, Lioba was a daughter of the late Frank and Albertina (Schaeffer) Hoeck. She was a graduate of Broughtontown High School and the ultimate homemaker excelling in baking, cooking, sewing and crafts. She enjoyed gardening and tending flowers with her husband, John A. “Andy” Tucker, Jr., who she married on April 14, 1945, and who preceded her in death in 2005. “Libby” was a very active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Sam Tucker in 2008; a great grandson, Ryan Stanley; a granddaughter, Anne Morehart; two sisters, Rita Riddel and Cecelia Williams; and two brothers, Joseph and Anton Hoeck.
Survivors include two daughters, Regina Travis and Linda (Mark) Whitman both of Hilliard, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Ann Tucker of Port Orange, Fla.; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Elenora Simpson of Stanford.
Services include visitation Friday, March 8 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Ottenheim with Mass of Christian services beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Memorial expressions may be made to St. Sylvester Cemetery.
Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, is in charge of local arrangements.