Mary Evelyn Vickrey,
92, of LaBarge, passed away peacefully on
June 4, 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,
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, 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 greatgrandchildren
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
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 11, at The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 304 W Wyo. Highway 235 in LaBarge.
A viewing is scheduled one hour prior to the services at the church.
Interment will take place in the Viola Cemetery, LaBarge.
Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com.