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Tuecke, Rosemary L. (Gibson) 1913-2010

SANDT, GIBSON, TUECKE

Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 2/24/2010 at 12:50:24

Rosemary L. (Gibson) Tuecke, 96, of Guttenberg, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Saturday at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Guttenberg, and one hour before service at the church.

Funeral services were Sunday at United Methodist Church, Guttenberg. Rev. Neil Hofer conducted.

Rosemary was born the daughter of William and Mamie (Sandt) Gibson on Dec. 19, 1913, in Dubuque.

Rosemary graduated from Senior High School in Dubuque and received further education to become the Clayton County Magistrate for many years. Rosemary married Willard Tuecke and made a home in the Guttenberg area. Rosemary taught flight during WW II in Dubuque and was the first woman school bus driver in Guttenberg. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary, Eastern Star, and Friendship Force where she would take in a person from a foreign country for a period of time. She would then travel overseas and live with a family as well. These expeditions would take Rosemary all over the world. She was a terrific athlete competing in basketball and being a member of the women’s baseball league in Dubuque. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, skeet shooting and hunting, where she harvested a moose in Canada.

Rosemary is survived by one son, Lyle Tuecke; sister-in-law, Betty Gibson of Dubuque and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews and friends.

Guttenberg, Iowa newspaper, THE GUTTENBERG PRESS, January 13, 2010
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