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Vicki Lynn Biggs Soer, 62 of Beardstown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born December 10, 1952 in Springfield, the daughter of David and Frances Wasilewski Biggs. She married her high school sweet heart, David Soer, on July 1, 1972 at St. Alexius Catholic Church in Beardstown and he preceded her in death on February 15, 2001.
She is survived by her children Angela (husband Phil) Lisnich of Chicago, Megan Soer of California, and Alec Soer of Beardstown; three beautiful grandchildren Mija, Ivy, and Cru Lisnich, one sister Sheila (husband George) Pullos of Naperville; her grand-dog Rocco; her best buddy Gizzy; and numerous brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, nieces, and nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Vicki graduated from Beardstown High School in the class of 1971. She attended Western Illinois University for one year and then married David and she followed him as he served in the US Navy for eight years. They then moved back to Beardstown and her husband bought and operated Beardstown True Value while she stayed home and raised their children. After the death of her husband, Vicki took over running the store and continued the same personal service that her husband started, and has continued for over 30 years.
Vicki was a member of First Christian Church of Beardstown, Beardstown Emblem Club #474, Beardstown Chamber of Commerce, and Beardstown Lion’s Club. She enjoyed traveling and found delight in spending time at the theatre for live performances. Creativity and design came natural to Vicki, but most of all she cherished her family and friends and was always willing to offer a helping hand.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, June 6, 2015 at First Christian Church in Beardstown. Burial will be in St. Alexius Catholic Cemetery. An informal visitation will be held from 8-9 AM Saturday at the church. The family will meet with friends from 9-11 AM Saturday at the church.
Memorials have been suggested to Beardstown Emblem Club-Scholarship Fund P.O Box 347 Beardstown, IL 62618 or First Christian Church 1421 Beard Street Beardstown, IL 62618.
Condolences may be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.com or on facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.The Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements
Vicki Lynn Biggs Soer