Lael Owen Tucker, 69, of Garfield, Minnesota passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at his home.
He was born to Shirley and Leonard Tucker on December 24, 1949 in Austin, Minnesota. Lael graduated from Austin High School and Brown Institute in Minneapolis. He enlisted in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion. Following his honorable discharge he worked for several companies including EF Johnson, Brown Printing, Viking Office Supply and Parkers Prairie High School from which he retired.
Lael and his beloved wife, Carma were married on September 4, 1982. They have resided in Waseca and Garfield, MN. Along with many adopted and foster pets.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and motorcycle riding. Lael was active in the local humane society and he and Carma fostered dogs for over ten years. Lael assisted with various animal related organizations and activities.
Lael is survived by his wife, Carma; brother, Neil; Neil’s two daughters and their families; brother-in-law, sisters-in-law and several nieces, nephews and great nieces, nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019, 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Anderson Home. Visitation will continue on Monday, September 30, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 PM with a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM at the Anderson Funeral Home.
Memorials are preferred to Central Lakes Search & Rescue or the Lakes Area Humane Society