Vick, Gary C. -- 1938 - 2004
VICK, DAHL, HOVER, RONEY, SCHAEFER
Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 11/5/2010 at 14:21:59
Gary Clinton Vick, Gary was born October 25, 1938 in Winneshiek County, Iowa to Conrad and Grace (Roney) Vick. He graduated from the Mabel High School in 1958 and on October 29, 1960 was united in marriage to Sharon A. Dahl at the Mabel First Lutheran Church. The couple farmed for three years near Mabel before he started driving truck over the road. He drove for Curt Wennes, Kenny Groth, and Armstrong Trucking before starting to drive for Roverud Construction in Spring Grove in May, 1979. They had been spending winters in Mission, Texas where they worked with the Mexican Children's Refuge. He was an active member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church where he had previously served on the church council. Gary was also on the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery Board and was previously on the Mabel Ambulance Service for nine years. He enjoyed visiting with his many friends.
Gary passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel, Minnesota at the age of 65.
Gary is survived by his wife Sharon of Mabel; a daughter Tlisa (Gary) Schaefer of Leroy, Minnesota; three sons Tony (Melissa) of Caledonia, Tim of Mabel, and Mark (Donna) of Copperas Cove, Texas; eight grandchildren Jennifer, Corinne, Adam, Dylan, Jessica, Abigail, Hope, and Andrew; one great granddaughter Malika; a brother Duane (Carolyn) of Charles City, Iowa; and a sister Charilyn (Ed) Hover of Decorah, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents Conrad and Grace.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Stephen Fiksdal on July 23, 2004, at the Mabel First Lutheran Church, Mabel, MN. Burial was in the Hesper Public Cemetery, Hesper, Iowa. From the Mabel First Lutheran Church, bulletin.
Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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