Patricia Ann "Pat" Tucker

Jan 6, 2019
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11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Garden View Chapel 


Public Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and also one hour before the service at Garden View Chapel.


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may be directed to the Cedar Valley Hospice 2101 Kimball Ave # 401 Waterloo, IA 50702.


Patricia Ann “Pat” Tucker, 82, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home of natural causes.  She was born June 26, 1936 in rural Postville, Iowa the daughter of John C. and Eugenia Phillips May.  She attended Waukon High School.  

Pat married Howard Tucker on June 17, 1972 in Spring Valley, Minnesota; he preceded her in death on December 31, 1998.

She worked as a nurse’s aide at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Waterloo for 15 years, retiring in 1973.

Survived by: one son, Gregory (Mary) Seitz of Raymond; three grandchildren, Fabian Seitz of Waterloo, Tessa (Aaron) McKenna of Raymond, Cody Cripe of Jesup; four great grandchildren, Owen and Gavin Seitz, Adelyn and Mehla McKenna and one sister, Joan Ewing of Oregon.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; four brothers, Leo, Jerry, Robert and Gene May and four sisters, Marcella Fencel, Mary Smith, Hazel Morin and Esther Smith.

Pat enjoyed gardening, doing puzzles and had a love for animals.  She will be greatly missed.

Garden View Chapel is in charge of arrangements 319-232-2222. 

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  1. Roma Ries | Jan 11, 2019
    I last saw Pat in 1988 at Allen Hospital where I was taking my 16 year old son for a medical appointment  for treatment of a brain tumor. We visited, she was so encouraging. I first met her and Howard in the early 70's. I could see the pride and love she had for Greg. She was raising chinchillas at that time. I had often wished our paths would cross again. Pat    was kind and Special,and easy to talk to.Sending sympathy and prayers to Greg and         family and friends. Sincerely, Roma Grandon Ries.
  2. Rob and Rhonda Craft | Jan 09, 2019

    Greg, Mary and family,

    What a joy it was having Pat as our neighbor for so many years. She helped us  out over the years getting our mail and newspapers when we went on vacations, she always had it all bundle up for us according to the day it came.She made sure we had the box of mail as soon as possible. We were at a loss when she moved away, now who do we get to take care of our mail.

    She was so proud of all of you , we would be entertained with stories, photos and the last happenings of Tessa and her family as well as Fabian and his boys. Greg, Mary and Cody you were talked about also.

    She was a gentle soul and will be missed by all. RIP Pat


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