Wanda J. Tuckey, 88, of Cass City, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in her home, following a short illness. She was born March 25, 1928, at home in Usborne Township, Exeter, Ontario, to Oscar Dwight and Anna Mary (Moir) Tuckey. She married James "Jim" Tuckey Aug. 23, 1947, in Exeter, Ontario. He died Dec. 10, 2014. Wanda's caregiving nature led her to study nursing after high school and before her marriage. She was a longtime member of Cass City Missionary Church serving as a Sunday school teacher for many years. She enjoyed knitting, quilting and gardening. Wanda worked as a nurse's aide at Tendercare for 11 years. Wanda is survived by her children, Judy (Doug) Hall of Cass City, Jim (Shirley) Tuckey of Cass City, Scott (Rose) Tuckey of Caseville, Jeff (Jan) Tuckey of Cass City, Debbie (Keith) Hake of Phoenix, Arizona, Philip (Marci) Tuckey of Vienna, Austria, Kathy (Dave) Collins of Scottsdale, Arizona; 21 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren. Wanda will also be missed by her brothers, Bill Tuckey of Exeter, Ontario, Wayne (Marj) Tuckey of Exeter, Ontario; sisters, Pat Love of Zurich, Ontario and Barb Fahner of Zurich, Ontario and many nieces and nephews. Wanda is preceded in death by her parents; Jim's parents, Clair and Florence Tuckey; sister-in-law, Charmaine Tuckey and brothers-in-law, Keith Love and Wayne Fahner. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Cass City Missionary Church with Pastor Phil Burkett officiating. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mrs. Tuckey will be Brent Hall, Jamie Tuckey, Bart Hall, Blake Hall, Thomas Kostanko and Ethan Hall. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Kranz Funeral Home in Cass City and from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 at the church. Memorials may be made to Cass City Missionary Church. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com . Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan.
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