Carolyn Tuckerman

TIPTON — Carolyn A. Tuckerman, 75, of Tipton, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013, at Toledo Hospital. Born December 3, 1937, in Blissfield, Michigan, she was the oldest child of the late Norman Buehrer and Nila (Cadoo) Buehrer Swiger. She graduated from Blissfield High School in 1955. On December 10, 1958, Carolyn married Hal Tuckerman in Raisin Center, and he survives. Carolyn was a member of the Tipton Community Congregational Church. She was very active in the community as the Franklin Township Clerk, and later as a Lenawee County Commissioner. For numerous years she served on the board for the Area Agency on Aging and on the Lenawee County Community Mental Health Authority board where she was on the Recipients Rights Advisory Committee. In addition to Hal, her husband of over 54 years, she is survived by their children: Beth (Mark) Jackson of Palmyra; Amy (Robert) Rilley of Zeeland; and Ann (Terry) Lyon of Lancaster, Calif.; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and her siblings: Clifford (Christine) Buehrer of Palmyra; Nedra (David) Seegert of Blissfield; Rev. Mark (Paulette) Swiger of Crossville, Tenn; Nilaine (George) Gordon of Onsted; Joyce Powell of Sylvania; Janice (Richard) Colwell of Brenham, Texas; Patricia Dimond of Charlevoix; and Catherine Stanek of Appleton, Wis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sara. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the Tipton Community Congregational Church with Rev. Eric Hickman officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Township Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Contributions in memory of Carolyn may be made to the Tipton Community Congregational Church or the Sand Lake Fire Department. Online condolences and memories are welcome at name ext