Barbara Vickery

Barbara Vickery

Barbara Vickery of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home in Kalamazoo. She was born February 6, 1950 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Robert and Edna (Robuck) Jacobs. Barb had worked at the Olympia Truck Stop in Plainwell and continued there when the business moved to Otsego. Later Barb became a CNA and for 14 years had worked at Plainwell Pines. In her spare time she enjoyed electronics and playing Facebook and other computer games. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren. On May 25, 1991 in Otsego she married Floyd Vickery who survives. Also surviving are her children, Paul (Cathy) Jacobs of Plainwell, Michael Westberg of Kalamazoo, Jason (Misty) Westberg of Allegan and Cody Vickery of Mt. Pleasant; 3 grandchildren, Alex, Logan and Zoe and her siblings, Bill, Jim, Bernice, Vernice, Carmen and Sharon. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and brothers, Skip and Bob.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial gathering to celebrate Barb’s life will be held Sunday, Ocotober 9, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. at the Royal Estates Club House.

Contributions in memory of Barb may be made to her family for expenses or to the American Cancer Society.

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  1. Kimberla Jacobs says:

    I am sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was my aunt (I am Susan’s oldest) although I had lost contact years ago. I’m sorry to have learned of her this way. My condolences.


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