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Mary Evelyn Vickrey


Mary Evelyn Vickrey, 92, of LaBarge, passed away peacefully June 4, 2019, in Pocatello, Idaho.

She was born July 25, 1926, in Spring Valley, the daughter of Oral Dean Elder and Bertha Ethel Cook Elder.

She attended schools in Granger, and graduated from Granger High School with the class of 1943. She also attended the University of Wyoming.

Mary married her high school sweetheart, Clarence W. Vickrey, May 2, 1946, in Green River. He preceded her in death June 27, 2017.

She was an active member in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed serving many callings in her church.

Mary loved reading, crocheting and her family. She was employed by the railroad during World War II and received the honored distinction as "Rosie the Rivetor."

Survivors include her son Alan and wife Donna Vickrey of LaBarge; daughters Evelyn Britton and husband John of Pocatello, Idaho, and Nona Burgess and husband Bruce of Price, Utah; sister Ruth Dalgarn of Casper; grandchildren Danita Britton, Chris Britton, Klista Mahan, Jeff Britton, Dustin Vickrey, Kimberly Brewster and Seth Burgess; nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Vickrey, father Oral Dean Elder, mother Bertha Cook Marti, stepfather Robert Marti, daughter Iris Porenta and granddaughter Mary Burgess

Funeral services took place June 11. Interment took place in the Viola Cemetery, LaBarge.

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