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Obituaries

February 24, 2011

Brett Tucker

COLFAX, Iowa — Brett Tucker, 56, Colfax, Iowa, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Brett Lockridge Tucker was born July 23, 1954, in Fairfield, Iowa, son of Joe and Shirley (Lockridge) Tucker.

Brett had lived in Fairfield; Newport Beach, Calif.; Red Oak, Iowa; Louisville, Ky.; and Danville.

Brett graduated from Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Ky., and attended college for three years at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky.

He lived in Danville for 26 years and was employed at Bohn Aluminum and Brass for 20 years. In 2002, he moved to Colfax, Iowa, and has worked at the Colfax Golf Course for five years.

Known to his friends as “Tucker,” Brett loved the outdoors and took great pride in keeping the fairways in meticulous condition. Brett was an avid golfer and a fan of NASCAR, the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Chicago Bears. Brett loved fishing, mushroom hunting and a great game of pool. Tucker loved to grill and was always being asked to grill at events for his friends and family.

Memorial services were Thursday, Feb. 24, at Coburn Funeral Home, Colfax, Iowa. Memorials may be given to the Brett Tucker Memorial Fund and online condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.

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