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Amos Truckey

May 1, 1914 September 27, 2010
Amos Truckey
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Obituary for Amos Truckey

Amos Truckey, 96, Oconto, passed away Monday, September 27, 2010 at Oconto Hospital Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1914 in Ingram, Wisconsin to the late Trufel and Emma (Lessor) Truckey. He married Jenny Doyle on October 19, 1941. She preceded him in death in 1976. He married Clara (Cook) on July 24, 1978. She preceded him in death on January 24, 2010. Amos served in US Army in the 127th Regiment, 32nd Infantry in Buna, New Guinea during WWII. He was very proud of having an account of his service in the book "FRONTLINES" by John Maino. Amos was a member of the American Legion Machickanee Post# 523 and St. Patrick Catholic Church, Stiles.
Amos is survived by his step-son, Tom (Ann) Cook, Oconto; step-grandchildren, Randy (Sue) Smith, Danny Smith, Pam Smith, Connie (Scott) Wooley, Joel (Val) Cook, Betsey (Scott) Nickel; step-great grandchildren, Andy, Jenny, Nicholas, Melissa and Josh Smith, Ethan and Alyssa Wooley, Kevin and Kaylyn Nickel; brother, Napoleon "Nap" Truckey, King, WI; sister-in-law, Betty Truckey, Stiles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Barbara Smith; step-son, Terry Cook; brothers and sisters.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Thursday, September 30, 2010 with prayer service by Deacon Walt Kaszynski at 7 PM. Visitation will continue on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 10 to 11 AM at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Stiles. Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Friday at the church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will be at St. Patricks Catholic Cemetery, Stiles with Military Rites by American Legion Machickanee Post# 523. On line condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

Cemetery:
Stiles Catholic Cemetery

Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM at Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service 217 Congress St. Oconto, WI 54153 on September 30, 2010 (map/driving directions)
10 AM to 11 AM at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Stiles, WI on October 1, 2010

Service:
11 AM Friday, October 1, 2010 at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Stiles.

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