Marie Tucker 97, of Portland, Ore., and a former Haines resident, passed away Oct. 10, 2005, at her home in Portland.
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Funeral services were held in Portland on Oct. 15.
She was born in Haines Oct. 4, 1908, to George and Esther Fisher. She graduated from Muddy Creek High School and the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Portland. She worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Baker City, and later at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland until her retirement.
She was married to Loren Tucker in 1932 and had three children.
She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Fagerberg of Portland; brother, Bill Fisher and wife Connie of Echo Ore.; son-in-law, Tom Nelson of Portland; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Raymond; a daughter, LornaLee; two sisters, Thelma Pritchard and Georgie Wright; two brothers, Orville and H.K. Fisher; brothers-in-law, Guy Pritchard and Therial Wright; and sister-in-law, Helen Fisher.
Used by permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, October, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor