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Merna M. Tucker

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 18th, 2013

CLINTON Merna M. Tucker, 82, of Clinton, Ill., passed away at 2:35 p.m. on September 11, 2013 at her family home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family has entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with cremation rites.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, Clinton or the Vespasian Warner Public Library.

Merna was born on August 11, 1931 in Clinton, daughter of Wilbur J. Morrow and Merle M. (Morse) Morrow. She married Dale B. Tucker, on November 24, 1949 in Clinton. He passed away on October 25, 2004.

Surviving is daughter Brenda D. (Dan) Katz, Bloomington, Ill.; grandchildren Katherine Katherine M. Esparza, Gilbert, Ariz.; Jacqueline C. Katz, Bloomington, Ill.; Caleb C.D. Katz, Milwaukee, Wis.; great- grandchildren Jaxxon Long, Ewan G. Esparza; Blake L. Esparza; brother Wilbur J. Morrow, Clinton, and sister Norma G. Reiman, Clinton.

Daughter Sheila J. Tucker, granddaughter Anna. M. Katz and brother Charles F. Morrow preceded her in death.

Merna was a member of the First Christian Church, Clinton. She was a retired DeWitt County Circuit Clerk and former member of the DeWitt County Board.

Online condolences may be offered at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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