Patricia E. "Pat" Brucker, 77, of Gibson City passed away at 12:31 am Saturday September 28, 2019 at her home in Gibson City. A private family burial will be held according to Pat's wishes.
Pat was born September 15, 1942, in Fairbury, a daughter of Walter and Wilma Jean Brandt Farney. She married Charles A. Brucker on February 12, 1961 at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Sibley; they were married for 58 years. Charles survives in Gibson City. Also surviving are their children - Denise (Milt) Pearson of Elliott, Steven (Becky) Brucker of Gibson City, Bruce (Michelle) Brucker of Gibson City, Kelli (Bruce Land) Harshbarger of Champaign and Beth (Jim) Bane of Beavercreek, Ohio; also, sixteen special grandchildren and fifteen adorable great grandchildren. Her sister Becki (Barry) Garard of Dunlap, TN and three brothers - Gary Farney of Sibley, Rick (Cheryl) Farney of Lincoln and Dennis Farney of Colfax also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son-in-law Jim Tabaka.
Pat enjoyed bowling, doing crafts, playing Bingo and baking. Over the years she was a waitress at many Gibson City restaurants, most recently at Country Kettle. Pat was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
Memorial contributions in Pat's memory can be made to the St. Jude's Children's' Research Hospital