obit: Lucille Tucker Labaj
Austin American-Statesman (TX) - January 24, 2010
Deceased Name: Lucille T. Labaj1913 - 2010Lucille Tucker Labaj, 97, passed away January 20, 2010. She was born to Marcell and Mattie Tucker in Yoakum, Texas, on January 8, 1913. As a young woman, Lucille entered and graduated from Brackenridge School of Nursing. She soon entered the United States Navy and devoted much of her life serving as a United States Naval Nurse. Lucille retired, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander. She was an active member of the Navy Nurse Corps Association and Bethany United Methodist Church. Lucille was later employed as an Inspector for the State of Texas, examining Hospitals and Nursing Homes to ensure safety. She retired after 10 years of service.Lucille is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Adolf Labaj and her beloved parents.Lucille is survived by her stepdaughter, Dorothy Daniels; step- son, Henry A. Labaj and several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 24, 2010, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Graveside Services will follow on Monday, January 25, 2010, 10:00 a.m., at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery.