Schweke, Deborah, L. (Rucker)
Deborah L. (Rucker) Schweke, age 62, of 3023 48th Street, Two Rivers, passed away on Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2013, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County following a long, courageous, hard fought battle against breast cancer.
Deborah was born February 16, 1951, in Marshfield, daughter of Shirley (Debevec) Rucker and the late Lowell Rucker. She was a graduate of Pittsville High School with the class of 1970. On June 30, 1973, she married Mark Schweke in Marshfield. She had been employed with Aurora Medical Center in the Food Service Department, Creative Learning Daycare, Two Rivers, LB Clark School, was a member of the P.T.O., sold Avon and was a member of the Lakeshore Curling Club. Her passion was for her family, grandsons and family reunions. Deborah enjoyed playing cards, including cribbage, and family dinners.
Survivors include her mother, Shirley (Rucker) Hutter, Marshfield, children: Lisa Schweke (fiancé Brad Phillips), Two Rivers; Lori Schweke, De Pere: Jeff Schweke, Two Rivers; three grandsons: Brandon Gretz, Austin Phillips, Collin Phillips; brothers and sisters: Steve and Diane Rucker, Marshfield; Kirk and Lynette Rucker, Birnamwood; Brenda Rucker, Marshfield; Sue Rucker, Eau Claire; Ken and Sherri Rucker, Rudolph; Peggy Marcoux, Port Edwards; Tim and Joanne Rucker, Monroe; and Mike and Vonnie Rucker, Junction City. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, 1420 22nd Street, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Chaplain Elisabeth Sinclair. Burial will be at Knollwood Cemetery, town of Kossuth.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:30 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family by visiting www.kleinandstangel.com
Klein & Stangel Funeral Home
1420 22nd Street Two Rivers, WI 54241
Published in the Marshfield News Herald from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25, 2013