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Robert Dyer Tucker, Sr

Death 14 Mar 2007
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 131653501 · View Source
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Robert Dyer Tucker, Sr., 96, a resident of Lake Bluff for 86 years, died March 14, 2007.

He was married to Betty Keepper from January 30, 1937 until her passing on November 20, 1992. Mr. Tucker later married Nancy Beck on September 2, 2001.

Mr. Tucker retired from Abbott Labs as the Director of Advertising and was the owner of RDT Advertising, a consulting business. He was involved with Chicago Art Director Club, The Typographical Society, Lake Bluff Tennis Club, Meals on Wheels and was the founder of Lake Bluff Youth Football Association. Mr. Tucker was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Lake Bluff and served as Head Usher.

Beloved husband of, the late Betty Keepper (1992) and Nancy Beck Tucker. Loving father of, Patricia (David) Van Anrooy of Roseburg, OR, and Robert D. (Judith) Tucker, Jr. of Dubuque, IA. Cherished grandfather of, Michael (Jamie), Mark (Renee), and Martin (Shelly) Van Anrooy, Cinda (Brian) Kult, Scott (Grace) and Cary (Sarah) Tucker. Fond great-grandfather of, Drew, Cole, Reed, Layne, Brenna, Chase, Caitlin, Carly, Jake, Elle, Hannah, Sarah, Allie, Christa and Sophie.

Caring brother of, the late Lucy Tucker.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 244 E. Center Ave., Lake Bluff, IL.

Visitation 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2007 at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 E. Vine Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2007 at Grace United Methodist Church, 244 E Center Ave., Lake Bluff, IL. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Chicago, IL.

Published in News Sun on Mar. 17, 2007




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