April 27, 1945 - August 8, 2021
Donald W. Tucker, Sr., 76, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Linda E. White Hospice House. He was born April 27, 1945 in Evansville, IN to the late Raleigh and Gertrude (Hollander) Tucker. Don retired from Vectren Electric in 2007 after 40 years. He was a lifetime member of St. Benedict Cathedral. Don was an ordained Deacon and served at St. Benedict and St. Mary parishes. He was active in prison ministry and was very involved with Brother’s Keepers. Don will always be remembered for his infectious smile and love for his family. Don is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Anne (Greg) Durham and Theresa (Jim) Phipps, of Newburgh, Mary Lou Fish and Michelle (Bill) Page, of Evansville; son, Donald (Gina) Tucker, Jr. of Newburgh; grandchildren, Ben, Molly, and Luke Durham, Lindsey (Harold) Secoy, Mariah, Noah ( Abbie), and Olivia Phipps, Jonah Fish, William, Tre and Andrew Page, Jordan (Jason) Arvin, and Anna Tucker; great grandchildren, Judah Secoy and Noah Phipps II; brothers, Tom Tucker, Jerry and Ted Gilles; sisters, Marygayle Williams and Cathy Saddler; significant other, Dorothy Rajgopal; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and siblings, Don was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Elizabeth Anne (Kirsch) Tucker. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel with a Memorial service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2021 at St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m. with Father Ted Tempel officiating. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess Foundation Heart Failure Project, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, IN 47747 or Linda E. White Hospice House, 611 Harriet St., Evansville, IN 47710. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Donald W. Tucker, Sr., 76, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Linda E. White Hospice House. He was born April 27, 1945 in Evansville, IN to the late Raleigh and Gertrude (Hollander) Tucker. Don retired from Vectren Electric... View Obituary & Service Information
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