Memorial services for Gary J. Vicker, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dr. Gary W.Teske officiating. Inurnment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
Mr. Vicker died Friday, June 22, at his home.
He was born Dec. 9, 1934 in Creston, IA. the son of Charles Carl and Martha Marie Wietzke Vicker.
Mr. Vicker was a Omaha businessman, retiring to Lawrence in 1997.
He served in the US Army from 1958 to 1963. He graduated from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Mr. Vicker was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
He married Sonja Ruckl on Apr. 8, 1961 in Omaha. She survives of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, and a son, Tom, in 2006.
Other survivors include 2 daughters, Paige Butler (Henry) of Huntly, VA, and Nealy Johnston (Jason) of Charlottesville, VA; 3 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Humane Society, American Lung Association, or Trinity Lutheran Church, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS, 66044.
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 24, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Messages & Condolences
Linda and I wish to offer our sincere condolences to Sonja and family. Gary was a great neighbor and we will miss him.
John and Linda Surritte
Sonja, Please accept my condolences. I remember what nice neighbors you both were when you lived on Lawrence Ave. Gary will indeed be missed.
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