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Joanne (Putnam) Tucker

September 24, 1932 ~ February 26, 2019 (age 86)
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Joanne Tucker, 86, West Fargo, ND died on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by family with Hospice of the RRV.

Joanne Putnam was born Sept. 24, 1932 in Carrington, ND to Hugh and Blanche (Ebbert) Putnam. (She was born 12 hours from the time her future husband Harold was born in the same hospital) She graduated from Carrington High School and later Valley City State Teachers College. Joanne married Harold Tucker in 1952. They farmed at rural Courtney, ND. They moved to Fargo in 1969 but continued farming until 1977. Harold passed away in 1995.

Joanne enjoyed ceramics, sewing and collecting art. She also trained and showed dogs for some years. She was a member of the FM Kennel Club.

She is survived by three sons, Keith of West Fargo, Wesley (Tamara) of Colbert, WA and Kermit (Tracee) of Lakeville, MN; daughter-in-law, Anna Tucker of Missoula, MT; 6 grandchildren, Whitney, Derek, Jeremy (Amber), Angela (Michael) Mathers, Brady and Brandon; three great grandchildren, Theo, Otto and Ellie; three siblings, Hugh Dyuer of Gainesville, FL, Jean Sundet of Renton, WA and Robert of Raleigh, NC; along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son David and brother John.

Visitation: Friday, March 1, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.

Funeral: Saturday, March 2 at 2 PM at West Funeral Home Chapel with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.

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