Thelma Eunice McMillan

Thelma Eunice McMillan

Thelma Eunice McMillan

Cedar Rapids

Thelma Eunice McMillan, 87, of Cedar Rapids, died on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at West Ridge Care Center. Friends may visit with the family from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Teahen Funeral Home. Private Burial: Pilot Grove Cemetery, Williamsburg.

Thelma is survived by her children, Douglas Burkle (Karen Marin), Eric Burkle (Shirlean Northrup) and Jeffrey (Kris) Burkle, all of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Benjamin, Sara, Johannah, Abigail, Jacob, Jessica, Angela, Aaron and Carol (Billy); 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Peggy Garrett, Frances Blume and Carolyn Dickey; brother, Paul Tuck; aunt, Martha Carver; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; children, Stephen Burkle and Debbie Burkle; brothers, Baxter, Mac and Jimmy Tuck; and sister, Anne Tuck.

Thelma was born on Oct. 27, 1934, in Roxboro, N.C., the daughter of Harvey and Doxie Culver Tuck. She graduated from Roxboro High School in 1952 and attended Lotts School of Nursing and Coe College. In 1988, she married Kenneth McMillan in Williamsburg. She worked as a registered nurse and then for Amana Refrigeration for 27 years, where she served as a union representative.

Thelma was a good woman who loved to help people. She enjoyed gardening, bowling and softball.

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