Rose Mary Stuckey can be described as a mother, a wife, a grandmother, an aunt, a friend, caring, funny, full of life, tenacious, and so much more. The word to describe her this past year would be resilient. Our resilient Rose Mary Stuckey, age 75, of Boone, Iowa, lost her long battle with cancer on August 5th, 2022.
Rose Mary was born on August 31st, 1946 in Boone, Iowa, daughter of Kenneth and Iva Belle Myers. She grew up in the United Methodist Church. She attended Boone High and graduated in the Spring of 1964. She then went on to Boone Junior College where she graduated from in the Spring of 1966. Two years later, on June 15th, 1968, she married Dennis Stuckey. She was employed at Northwestern Bell from 1968-1975. After 1975, she devoted her time to raising her two boys, Todd and Scott Stuckey. From 1995-2000, she worked at DMACC.
Throughout her retirement, Rose Mary enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She spent part of her retirement in Florida and enjoyed many sunny days on the beach. She loved to entertain and make sure everyone felt welcome and was well taken care of.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Stuckey, her parents Kenneth and Iva Belle Myers, and her nephew Josh Myers. She is survived by her sons Todd Stuckey, wife Jodie Stuckey, grandchildren: Allison and Lily Stuckey and Scott Stuckey, wife Kristi Stuckey, grandchildren: Kerris, Sawyer, and Ella Stuckey, her brother Tim Myers and his wife Jamie Myers, her niece Iva Neppl, husband Jared Neppl, great nieces Kinsley and Kaydence Neppl, great nephew Casen Neppl, Cousins Chuck Bowman and Shelley Dreibelbeis, and countless supportive and wonderful friends and many loving family members
There will be a graveside service held on Friday, September 2nd, 2022 at Linwood Park Cemetery at 11am. There will be a celebration of life held on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 at Cedar Pointe Golf Course from 4 to 6 at which there will be plenty of food and laughs to go around, just as Rose Mary would have wanted. Everybody has a story of how Rose Mary has taken care of them and we would love to hear them. Family and friends, please come share how she touched your life. Let’s celebrate the woman that she was and the legacy she has left.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family and mailed to 5901 W Waco Street, Broken Arrow,OK 74011.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.