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Information for Hazel Ruth Tucker
29 November, 1917 - 17 February, 1985
From a Boise newspaper
February, 1985
Contributed by Ruby Brown Cervantes



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Hazel Tucker

    Hazel R. Tucker, 80 of Greenleaf, died Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at home of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday February 23, 1998 at the Nampa Friends Church, 723 13th Ave. So., with Pastor Earl H. Tycksen officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Hazel was born November 29, 1917 in Greenleaf, Idaho to Guy and Ruth Tucker. She attended Greenleaf Academy and graduated in 1936. She then went to NNC and graduated with a degree in teaching from the Normal School and taught at various elementary schools, such as Crouch and Red Top.
    Hazel served as a missionary to the Bethany Children's Home in Bethany, Kentucky for 17 years. Next, she served at the Penial Mission Home in the Haight-Ashbury District of San Francisco for about 15 years.
    She moved back to Greenleaf to care for her mother and worked at the Idaho State School and Hospital until her retirement. Most recently, Hazel was a volunteer grandmother at Washington Elementary School in Caldwell. She served the Lord faithfully in her various ministries and was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was a member of the Nampa Friends Church at the time of her death.
    She is survived by her brother and his wife, Lilburn and Leona Tucker of Meridian, ID; a nephew and his wife, Chuck and Kris Tucker and their 4 sons; a niece and her husband, Mona and Wayne Breach and their 3 sons.
    She was preceed in death by her parents and a baby sister, Elaine.
    Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell on Sunday, February 22, 1998 from 3 to 5 p.m.
    The family suggests that memorials be made in Hazel's name to either the Nampa Friends Church or the Greenleaf Friends Academy.




 

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