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Arnold Brucker

January 22, 2022


Arnold E. Brucker, 93, of Melvin passed away at 6:25 am Saturday January 22, 2022 at the Accolade Health Care in Paxton. A private burial was held at Melvin Cemetery.

Arnold was born March 17, 1928 in Sibley. A son of Pear M. and Margaret Breathorst Brucker. He married Nancy J. Thackeray on November 12, 1957 in Melvin. She survives in Melvin. He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

Mr. Brucker was a United States Army Veteran, serving during WWII in Japan for one year. He then was instrumental in re-building United States air fields during the Korean Conflict. He was a school bus driver for twenty years and was a life-long passionate farmer in the Melvin, Sibley and Gibson City area.  

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