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October 28, 2012
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GOWRIE - Michelle J. (Shelley) Tucker, age 48, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Ft. Dodge. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie. Palmer Funeral Home of Gowrie is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Steve; sons, Cole, Drake and Noah at home; parents, Charles (Chuck) and Sondra (Bumgarner) Schwanz of Ft. Dodge; sister, Sharla Armour (Rod) of Ft. Dodge; grandmother, Clara Bumgarner of Ft. Dodge; mother and father-in-law, Dennis and Barb Tucker of Gowrie; brother and sister-in-laws, Rich and Berna Tucker and Russ and Julie Tucker all of Gowrie; nieces; nephews; special friends, Joetta Promes and Kelly Black; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandfather Olin Bumgarner.

Michelle Jo Schwanz was born on January 25, 1964 in Fort Dodge. She graduated from the Fort Dodge Senior High School. Shelley was united in marriage with Steve Tucker on April 29, 1989. They lived in Des Moines, Paton, and Gowrie. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Ft. Dodge. Shelley would consider being a mother as her greatest and most rewarding accomplishment. She filled everyone's lives with a beautiful, constant smile, a contagious laugh and her concern for others.

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