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Ruth Hattie Tuckness
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • Posted May 26, 2010

Ruth Hattie Tuckness, age 77 a lifetime resident of Llano, Texas passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was born on April 21, 1933 to Hattie (Kothe) and Henry Hohmann in Fredericksburg, Texas. She married Wilford Tuckness, October 6, 1957 in Fredericksburg, Texas. She was a member of Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church of Llano. Ruth loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and as a rancher she had a love for animals.

Survivors include her husband, Wilford Tuckness of Llano, Texas; daughter, Kay Schmidt of Llano, Texas; sister, Nell Bauman of Valley Spring, Texas; two grandchildren, Roper Mikulenka and wife Lindsey of Ft. Polk, Louisiana and Maranda Mikulenka of Llano, Texas; two great grandchildren, Rylee Busby & Reagan Mikulenka.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son and a sister, Dorothy Epperson.

Visitation was held Monday, May 24, 2010 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home Chapel Llano.

Serving as Pallbearers were Jonathan Long, Bill Tuckness, Ricky Bauman, Tommy Epperson, Roper Mikulenka and Dale Bauman. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers are all her nieces and nephews.

Burial followed at Llano City Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, West Texas Boys Ranch or St. Judes Children’s Hospital.

Funeral arrangements made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. E-mail condolences may be sent to or you may log onto our website, for online condolences.

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