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THOMAS JEFFERSON VICKREY, 90, DIES; RITES TODAY

Funeral services for Thomas Jefferson Vickrey, 90, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Norberg Memorial home with the Rev. James Smucker, pastor of the Dover Congregational church officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Repose cemetery.

Mr. Vickrey died Monday night at Perry Memorial hospital where he had been a patient for the past two weeks.

He was born Oct. 24, 1863, in Dover township, the son of Martin and Sarah Cork Vickrey. He was a farmer and made his home near Green Oak.

Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Ruth Steele, Green Oak; Mrs. June Weber, Canton, Ohio; Mrs. Gertrude Fagen, Naperville, and Miss Geneva, at home, Orville, Ohio; Maurice and John, Princeton, and Ellis, Dover.

Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Mr. Vickrey was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Illinois, Thursday, September 9, 1954, pg. 1, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)

 

 


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