Dennis Tucker

Dennis Tucker, 74, Palco, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Mount Joseph Care Center, Concordia.

He was born Sept. 2, 1946, in Burwell, Neb. to Cloatice and Alyce (Stapleman) Tucker. He grew up in Sargent Neb., and was a 1965 graduate of  Sargent Public High School and a 1970 graduate of Chadron State College with a bachelor of education degree.

He married Shari Hale on Oct. 25, 1969, in Sargent. Together, they purchased a vacant gas station and placed a '50’s shop that served food and ice cream, created a frisbee golf course and an RC race car track, mowed lawns for the city, citizens and country individuals, and made craft items for their Picket Fence Gift Shop in Plainville.

Survivors include his wife, Palco.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. March 20, 2021,  at Damar John F. Kennedy Gymnasium; burial will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Rooks County Hospital Foundation in care of 302 Fir Ave., Palco, KS. 67657.

Posted online on March 11, 2021