ARLENE R. STUCKMAN*
Arlene R. Stuckman, 84 of Quincy died at 9:32 p.m. Friday (October 25, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.
Born May 11, 1929 in Moline, Illinois, Arlene was the daughter of Fred B. and Frances Deters Winking. She married Ronald E. Stuckman on July 17, 1951 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on July 21, 2006.
Arlene was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. She enjoyed wordsearch puzzles, crossword puzzles and sewing, but her true gift was quilting. She will be remembered by many friends and family who were given one of her quilts. Arlene also enjoyed watching sports and especially loved watching her children and grandchildren participate in school activities and sporting events.
Prior to her marriage, Arlene was employed at Eli Walker and later at the Hosiery Mill. Following her marriage, she was a school crossing guard at Ellington School for 24 years and was co-owner with her sister and brother in law, Evelyn and Carl Schroeder, of Arlene's Catering Service. She devoted her life to raising her family and was a wonderful wife and mother.
Survivors include four sons, Roger Stuckman (Kathy), Eugene Stuckman (Janet) and Gary Stuckman (Roseann) all of Quincy and Keith Stuckman (Patti) of Dover, DE; eight grandchildren, Kurt Stuckman (Toni), Kristi Stadler (Scott), Ryan Stuckman, Joshua Stuckman (Kacy), Gabriel Stuckman, Jessica Stuckman (Maria Kronk), Andrew Stuckman (Cheryl) and Lauren Wolf (Kevin); two step grandchildren, Jessica Skinner and J. T. Skinner; six great grandchildren, Tanner Stuckman, Kate Stadler, Dakota Stuckman, Adyson Stuckman, John Stuckman, and Adam Stuckman; a brother, James Winking of Quincy; three sisters, her twin, Alice Dempsey (Ed) of Fowler, IL, Evelyn Schroeder of Quincy, and Kathleen Hummel of Quincy; a sister in law, Carol Winking of Tacoma, WA; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Stuckman was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Dale Winking; two brothers in-law Richard Hummel and Carl Schroeder.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and at 10:00 in St. Peter's Catholic Church by the Monsignor Leo Enlow. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Quincy.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Tuesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home. A parrish prayer service will be held Monday afternoon at 4:00 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Quincy Notre Dame Foundation, Good Samaritan Home or Catholic Charities.