Gaynel Vickrey, 77, rural LaFontaine, died at 7:40 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at Parkview Wabash Hospital.
She was born Oct. 30, 1939 in Wabash, to Carlos M. “Jack” and Mary (Hoover) Miner.
Gaynel graduated from Wabash High School in 1957 and St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Phoenix, Arizona in 1960. She married James D. Vickrey in Wabash Dec. 21, 1963. Gaynel was a retired registered nurse, and up until 2015, she helped the health department give injections to school kids at registration. She was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church
She is survived by her husband, James D. Vickrey of LaFontaine; two sons, Jay (Blue) Vickrey, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Todd Vickrey, Surprise, Ariz.; five grandsons: Tyler Vickrey of Twentynine Palms, Calif.; Austin Vickrey of Queen Creek, Ariz.; Ryan Vickrey of Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Colter Vickrey of Queen Creek; and Brandon Troyer of Branson, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother John Miner.
There will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.