Vivian Shipton Trickey, 90, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014, after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 15, 1924 in Green Mountain, Iowa, graduated from Marshalltown High School and Stephens College. Married to Ben Trickey for 32 years, she moved to Cedar Rapids, IA, raised 4 boys, and was the co-owner of May City Bowling Center. She was an avid sports fan and Iowa Hawkeye contributor. She retired to Rancho Bernardo, CA where she lived for 24 years. She was a member and past President of P.E.O., a member of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, and numerous charitable organizations in the San Diego area.
She had an indomitable spirit, staunchly independent, and an unconditional love that held her family together. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was predeceased by her husband Ben, and sons Brad and Tim. She is survived by her son Tob, his wife Penny, their children Alia, Barret, and Bronwyn. Daughter-in-law Terry Trickey, her children Kelly, Erin, and Ben. Daughter-in-Law Kathy Trickey, her children Beau and Blair, and 6 great grand children.
A memorial service will be held at Cedar Memorial, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 11 AM, May 3. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ben Trickey Scholarship Fund, University of Iowa, Athletic Department.