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Terry James Tufty

August 23, 1943 March 1, 2022
Terry James Tufty
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TERRY JAMES TUFTY, 78, of Fulton, IL, died Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at MercyOne Clinton in Clinton, IA.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton, officiated by Rev. Father Matthew Camaioni. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7th, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Calvary Hill Cemetery in Fulton. A memorial to the Fulton Association for Community Enrichment (FACE) has been established.

Terry was born August 23, 1943 in Sioux Falls, SD to Ivan A. and Minerva A. (Overskei) Tufty. In 1961 he graduated from Sioux City Central High School in Sioux City, IA. He received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, in 1966. On July 22, 1967 he married Jeanine M. Steele in Iowa City. Terry was employed at Moline Lutheran Hospital in Moline, IL – from 1966 until 1986 – as the Assistant Director of Pharmacy. He and Jeanine then moved to Fulton, where he owned and operated Berg Pharmacy, until retiring in 2011. Terry was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton, where he was on the Financial Council. He served on the Fulton Community Fund for six years, and was on the Chamber of Commerce Board for 12 years, six years as the board president. He was a member of the Fulton Kiwanis Club and the American Pharmaceutical Association. He and his wife volunteered at the Windmill Cultural Center and were Grand Marshalls of Dutch Days in 2019. Terry was a member of the University of Iowa Alumni Association and was an avid Hawkeye Fan. He enjoyed golfing and fishing, but Terry’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, especially attending his granddaughters’ activities.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanine; one daughter, Anne (John) Davis of Clinton, IA; two granddaughters, Halle and Elle Davis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Janis Tufty; two brothers, Ivan and Thomas Tufty.

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Visitation

Monday

7

Mar

4:00 PM 3/7/2022 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/7/2022 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

8

Mar

10:30 AM 3/8/2022 10:30:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

703 12th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
703 12th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 Fowler Rd
Fulton, IL 61252

701 Fowler Rd Fulton 61252 IL
United States
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