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Vicki L. (Stafford) Wagoner

May 26, 1951 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 68)


Vicki Lynn (Stafford) Wagoner, 68, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, Iowa following a courageous bout with cancer.

Private family graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Franklin Grove Cemetery in Pierce Twp. north of Essex, Iowa with Pastor Ann Albert officiating.  Memorials in Vicki's name are being directed to the American Cancer Society. 

Vicki Lynn (Stafford) Wagoner, daughter of Bernard and Vada Jean (Boldra) Stafford, was born on May 26, 1951 at Nebraska City, Nebraska.  She entered into rest on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society – Red Oak, Iowa, following a short battle with cancer at the age of 68 years, 5 months, 28 days.

Her early life was spent growing up in the Sidney and Thurman, Iowa area.  On September 3, 1977, Vicki was united in marriage to Rickie Joe Wagoner at Sidney, Iowa.   They lived all their married life in the Shenandoah and Essex, Iowa area.  They built their current home outside of Essex in May of 1984.  Together, Rick and Vicki hand built a cabin at Sun Valley Lake, Ellston, Iowa in 2003.

In 1977, Vicki started working at Eaton Corporation in Shenandoah and worked there until her retirement on May 27, 2005.  Prior to Eaton’s she worked at the Meter Plant in Nebraska City.

Making memories with family and friends at Sun Valley Lake by boating, swimming and fishing brought great enjoyment to Vicki.  She also enjoyed cooking for friends and family, gambling at the casinos and playing scratch off lottery tickets.

Preceding Vicki in death were her parents; sister, Patty Greene; and brother, Chuck Fellows.  Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Rick Wagoner of Essex, IA; son, Robert (Rob) Jordon and wife Jodie of Essex, IA; two grandsons, Clay Jordon of Red Oak, IA and Noah Greene and wife Chelsie of Shenandoah, IA; step granddaughter, Emma Ross of Omaha, NE; two great grandchildren; brother, Ted Stafford of Thurman; brother-in-law, Roger Green of Farragut, IA; niece, Denell Eggleston of Farragut, IA; aunt, Jackie Richards and husband Wally of Columbus, NE; and two cousins, Anne Leahy of Colorado and Shari Wederquist of Red Oak, IA; other loving family members; and many friends.  

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Private Service

Franklin Grove Cemetery, Pierce Twp


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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