In loving memory of

Gary Allen Tucke
November 1, 1947 - May 17, 2023

Gary Allen Tucke, age 75, of Kasson, Minnesota died on May 17, 2023, surrounded by family.

Gary was born on November 1, 1947 to Vernon and Imogene (Joyner) Tucke in Mason City, IA.

On July 29, 1967, Gary married the love of his life Kathlyn Stevenson at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kasson, MN. Gary served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971, serving one year in Vietnam. Gary worked in the automotive field and retired from G&J Body Shop in Rochester, MN in 2010. Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and watching old movies. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Gary is survived by his wife Kathlyn Tucke (Stevenson); children Michael (Lonnie) Tucke, Michelle (Chad) Haugen; grandchildren Ashley Day (fiance Juan), Chase Haugen, Erica Haugen; great grandchildren Jayden Aguilar-Day, Juan Medina, Jr., Athena Medina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Imogene Tucke.

A memorial service will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal PL NW, Rochester. A Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to St. Judes Hospital.

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Karen Gerke wrote on May 20, 2023:

"Kathy, I am so sad to hear that Gary has passed away. I pray you will find comfort and peace from God. Love and prayers, Karen (Sackett) Gerke"