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Bernice Elizabeth Tucker Bulmer 1926 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Bernice Elizabeth Tucker Bulmer, 81, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa. Burial will be in Valley Brook Cemetery in Michigan Valley.Mrs. Bulmer died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, at Pioneer Ridge Health Center in Lawrence.She was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Michigan Valley, the daughter of Frank and Opal Maxine Walker Tucker. She grew up in Michigan Valley and graduated form Michigan Valley High School. She later lived in Ottawa and moved to the Lawrence area in 1986.Mrs. Bulmer was a homemaker and worked as a cosmetologist. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Ottawa and volunteered for many church activities and citizen organizations. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her friends and neighbors.She married Drexel Hawley Bulmer on Dec. 17, 1976, in Ottawa. He died March 9, 1994.Mrs. Bulmer also was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Marlin Tucker.Survivors include two brothers, Charles Lewis Tucker and wife Esther and Ronald Bruce Tucker and wife Caroll, all of Lawrence; three stepsons, Lee M. Bulmer and wife Peggy, Vassar, and Larry D. Bulmer and wife Lois and D. Russell Bulmer and wife Carol, all of Ottawa; four stepdaughters, Deanna Faust and husband Don, Overbrook, Barbara A. Brown, Atlanta, Sharon Middlebusher and husband Loren and Karen Witham and husband Howard, all of Ottawa; and many stepgrandchildren, stepgreat-grandchildren, stepgreat-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Friends may call after 9 a.m. today at the mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Hospice or American Cancer Society, sent in care of the mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa 66067.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net">dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net</a>.