Gertrude R. Vickers 1914 - 2005 Wellsville
A funeral Mass for Gertrude R. Vickers, 91, Wellsville, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. Burial will follow in Wellsville Cemetery.Mrs. Vickers died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005.She was born Feb. 10, 1914, in the West Windy Community, outside of Wellsville, the daughter of Dave and Elsie Bauman McManus. She graduated from Wellsville High School in 1932.She was a dairy farmer and homemaker and lived in the Wellsville area all her life, including the Briles Community. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. She was also a past member of Briles Birthday Club, TOPS, the Fit-n-Fun Club, EHU and the Peoria Plotters.She married Elton Vickers on Jan. 19, 1935, in Edgerton. He died in 1973.Survivors include a son, Jerry Vickers, rural Ottawa; two daughters, Janice Breashears and Barbara Oshel, both of rural Ottawa; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville, with a rosary being said at 6 p.m.The family suggests memorials to the Wellsville Alumni Scholarship Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville 66092.