Irene M. Nuce
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Graveside services will be Dec. 20 for Irene M. Nuce, 75, a longtime Tracy resident, who died Saturday, Dec. 7, at her home.

Mrs. Nuce, a native of Brawley, was born Aug. 20, 1938. After working as a migrant farm laborer with her family as a girl, she earned her high school diploma as an adult and worked six years as a packer at H.J. Heinz Co. in Tracy and eight years as a tax auditor at H&R Block in Stockton.

She was a member of Hearts N Pieces Quilt Guild of Tracy and a Brighter Christmas volunteer.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Thomas H. Nuce of Tracy; four children, Shirley Turner, and her husband, Donald, of San Jose, Thomas Nuce Jr. of Tracy, Roxanne Shankel, and her husband, David, of Atwater and Robert Nuce, and his wife, Darlene, of Tracy; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were a daughter, Jeanne Sheldon-Nuce; a brother, Floyd Evans; and a grandson.

The Dec. 20 graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. at Park View Cemetery, 3661 French Camp Road, in Manteca. Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave., is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Nuce’s name may be sent to Hearts N Pieces Quilt Guild, c/o Kathy Glover, 812 W. Clover Road, No. 83, Tracy, CA 95376,; or to The Myositis Association, 1737 King St., Ste. 600, Alexandria, VA 22314,

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