Florence (Flo) Fierke, 69, lifelong resident of Elgin, Illinois, was born on November 30, 1949 to Lewis and Zora (Brown) Tucker. Florence passed away peacefully on January 11th at home surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer.
Florence worked for Jewel-Osco in Elgin for twenty-six years. After retiring from Jewel, she worked at Fisher’s Harley- Davidson for five years. During her younger years, she loved to go to the racetrack and enjoyed motorcycle excursions and events. Florence enjoyed cooking, baking, and listening to music, as well as crossword puzzles, sudoku, game shows and watching live PD. She adored her dog Annie and loved her family more than anything, especially her grandchildren. Florence loved all the holidays and her last wish was to celebrate one more Christmas Eve together.
Florence is proceeded in death by three brothers; Wally, Ken and Butch Tucker.
Florence is survived by her beloved husband, Michael, of 50 years; loving children; Dedra (Keith) Jereb, Michael Fierke Jr., Kerri (Dan) Seymore and Natasha Fierke; cherished grandchildren; Ashley (Antoniu) Achim, Nico, Sequoya, Ethan, Makynna, Gage, Brea, Cody, Wayne, Brandon, Nathan, Meliah, and a very special great-granddaughter Addeyln. She is also survived by her sisters; Lois Boehne, Ruth Cotham, Judy Cotham and a brother, Steven Tucker, her beloved nieces and nephews as well as her best friend Margie Hansen whom she loved dearly.
Visitation and funeral service will be held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St., Elgin. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 15, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral service, officiated by Pastor Jeorge Holmes of Willow Creek Church, will be Wednesday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. with burial at Lakewood Memorial Park, immediately following the service. To leave a condolence please visit us on Facebook or go to our web site, www.oconnor-leetz.com.