Theodore W. "Tuck" Nohren, Jr. (97) of Shelbyville


Published on March 9 2013 8:26 am

Theodore W. “Tuck” Nohren, Jr., 97, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 in Shelby Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Phil Glick and Rev. Lynette DeAtley officiating.  Visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL.  Memorials may be given to the Lakewood United Methodist Church or Laurel Jean Walden Blind Ministry.

Mr. Nohren was born on December 16, 1915 in Galton, Illinois, the son of Theodore W. Nohren, Sr. and Ethel Biggs Nohren.  He was a lifelong farmer.  Tuck attended the Lakewood United Methodist Church.  He married Evelyn Ruth Miller on February 25, 1940.  She died on February 26, 2013.

He is survived by his son, Richard L. Nohren of Pana, IL and Scott M. Nohren and wife Valerie of Avon, IN; daughter, Mary A. Glick and husband Jim of Tower Hill, IL; brother, Ward Nohren and wife Nita of Lakewood, IL; sisters-in-law, Betty Nohren and Lenora Nohren both of Shelbyville, IL and Wilma Nohren of Madison Heights, MI; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brothers, Merle Nohren, Montelle “Nip” Nohren, John E. “Ed” Nohren, Wilbur “Web” Nohren, Warren “Bush” Nohren and Robert “Bob” Nohren; sisters, Florence Monroe, Goldie Wills, Wandalee Forner and one in infancy; and one granddaughter, Gina Marie Nohren.

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