Edwin P. Vickers Sr.


Nov. 13, 1928 - Jan. 26, 2013




Edwin P. Vickers Sr. of Sussex found peace with his Lord on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.  Ed was born Nov. 13, 1928, in Milwaukee, to Mildred and David Vickers. 


He is survived by loving wife of 66 years, Mina (nee Ferry); his children, Dwight (Diane), Vicki (Ken) Wollermann, Wendy (John) Audley, Edwin Jr. (Debby) and Nancy Vickers; and daughter-in-law, Wendy Vickers. He also is survived by his sisters-in-law, Norma Ferry and Joy Ferry. He was the proud grandpa of 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and a lifetime of friends.


His much-loved daughter and son, Judith Whipple and Jeffrey Vickers; sister, Delores Kelly; and brother, Ken Geiger, preceded him in death.


Ed worked for Wisconsin Telephone, a predecessor of AT&T, for more than 40 years before retiring. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and the Romeo Club. 


Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Faith Lutheran Church, W244-N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of service at church. Private entombment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Edís name to Faith Lutheran Church would be greatly appreciated by the family.


The family wishes to thank Hartland Terrace for their loving care and concern for Ed and family during the last three years.


Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, is serving the family. For further information, please call 691-1900.