Chris Hucker, 47, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha following a battle with cancer.
Private family services were held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Hopkinton, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery, with Military Honors. The service was live streamed on the Sacred Heart/ St. Luke’s Face Book page.
A public visitation was held Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Please sign the online guestbook at www.goettschonline.com.
Christopher Sean Hucker was born May 30, 1973 at Manchester. He was the son of Don James and Patricia Ann Schlimmer, Hucker. He graduated from the Maquoketa Valley Schools in 1991. He served in the United States Army from 1991 until 1994. On his return from service he farmed with his father and brother Mike on the family farm and worked construction with Don Felton, Pat Britt and Shane Leytem. In March of 1998 he started working for the Delaware County Secondary Roads department as a motor-grader operator. Chris married Andrea Uldrich, April 18, 1998 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Earlville.
Chris was active in the Hopkinton Community. He served on the Hopkinton Fire Department and the Ambulance Service. He served as the director of the Hopkinton Ambulance Service and was the Assistant Fire Chief from 2005 until 2015.
Surviving is his wife Andrea and their children: Sean, Addison, Lucy and Donavon, all of Hopkinton; his mother, Patricia Hucker, Hopkinton; his siblings: Susan Hucker, Dyersville, Michael (Kristin) Hucker, Hopkinton, Jon (Janeen) Hucker, Lester Prairie, Minn.; his uncle William Hucker, Muscatine; aunt and uncle Keith and Janice Tackett; his mother and father-in-law, Jules and Phyllis Uldrich, Earlville and in-laws, Wes Uldrich, Sarah (Todd) Lewin, Monica (Jason) Mitts, Carmen (Chase Forkenbrock) Uldrich, many nieces and nephews and six god-children, James Hucker, William Hucker, Kallyn Henney, Jessica Mitts, Jovie Felton, Ameila Leytem.
He was preceded in death by an infant son Andrew in 1993, his father D.J. (Don) Hucker in 2016 and an infant sister, Mary Elizabeth.