Robert Z. Rucker, age 85, passed away on January 23, 2013, in Miami, Florida. He is formerly of Decorah, and has been living in Senoia, Georgia, with his daughter’s family.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 15, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Decorah with Rev. John Caldwell officiating. Inurnment will be in Phelps Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah and on Saturday one hour before the service at the church.
Robert is survived by his brother William Rucker and his wife Eveyln Rucker of Sparta, Wisconsin; his three children: Kenneth Rucker of Rochester, Minnesota and his ex-wife Yvette Rucker of Rochester, Minnesota, Russell Rucker and his wife Elena Rucker of Orfordville, Wisconsin, and L. Jill Rennie and her husband Jon Rennie of Senoia, Georgia; by ten grandchildren: Benjamin Rucker, Sarah Rucker, Andrew Rucker, Rebecca Rucker, Natasha Grandhi, Jaykumar Grandhi, Dylan Corrales, Zabrina Corrales, Alexander Rucker and Nicholas Rucker; and four great-grandchildren: Sakura Rucker, Mizuki Rucker, Reina Rucker, and Yunna Rucker.