Romaine Vickers, 92, of Effingham, passed away at 6:16 a.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, with the Rev. Ted Gall officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Effingham. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the services Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.
Romaine was born on March 4, 1922, in Union Township, the daughter of Frank and Nannie (Jacobs) Mills. She married Ross Wiebking in 1940. She married Orville Vickers in 1974. He preceded her in death in 1986. Romaine enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, eating lunch almost daily at IGA, and when she was physically able, exercising with the YMCA ladies.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Michael) Cushman of Effingham; grandchildren, Michele (Randy) Neal of Effingham and Debra Cushman of Clearwater, Fla.; and two great-grandchildren, Haleigh Cushman and Kiley Neal; sisters, Lois Avanelle Loy of Effingham and Lucille Ryan of St. Charles; and brother, Dean Mills of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Orville Vickers; brother, Earl Mills; and sister, Thelma Mills.
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