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Jeannette (Kus) Rucker

August 8, 1931
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Jeannette (Kus) Rucker

Jeannette Rucker, 87, a longtime resident of Franklin died Friday, September 7, 2018 following a period of failing health.  Jeannette was born in Cleveland, Ohio, August 8, 1931, daughter of the late Frank and Eleanor (Duplaga) Kus.   She spent her youth and schooled in Old Lyme, Ct. Prior to moving to Franklin she had resided in Sanbornton for several years.

Jeannette worked as a typesetter of many years with Tyler Press in Laconia and later with Northern Telecom. She enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served 18 months during the Korean War, discharged as CTSN. She was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal.

Jeannette was married to her late husband, Bibb Rucker in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Her interests included her crafts.

A soft spoken lady, Jeannette enjoyed sharing her many kindnesses to her special family and friends.

She was a faithful member of the Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Tilton.

She leaves, her sons, Michael C. Rucker and his wife Deborah of Franklin, Stephen J. Rucker and his wife, Anne Marie of Carmichael, California and Joel E. Rucker of Colchester, Ct. Grand and great-grandchildren.

Brothers, Theodore Kus and David  Kus of Old Lyme, CT.

Nieces and nephews

Respecting Jeannette’s wishes, there are no calling hours.  A service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 128 School St. in Tilton, with  Dr. Chester Kulus, Pastor,  officiating.  Burial with military honors  will be held following the service at 1:00 PM at the family lot in Franklin Cemetery, Thompson Park in Franklin.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Jeannette’s name to the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, P. O. Box 22, Tilton, NH 03276.

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