Phyllis Jean Vickers (nee Rusch, Bell)
Phyllis Jean (nee Rusch, Bell) Vickers passed from this life into the arms of Jesus December 16, 2021 at the Kaiser San Jose Hospital. She was born at home in the Maine Township, Marathon County, Wisconsin, to Alfred W. and Alice (nee Lemke) Rusch on June 8, 1929. Phyllis married Harry Bell of Merrill, Wisconsin on August 9, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church Maine Township, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Her second marriage was 4 years after Harry passed away, to Aubrey Vickers at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Cupertino, California February 14, 1987. Phyllis enjoyed Genealogy, gardening, and spending time with her grand-children and great-grandchildren.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her son Gary and step-daughter Dawn (nee Vickers) Archambo, and sister Betty Retzlaff. She is survived by her husband Aubrey Vickers, daughter-in-law Sherry Bell, sister Donna Buss, step-daughters Linda Loomis and Lori Vickers, four grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, and many other family and friends.
Phyllis was a quiet, gentle soul who loved her family and we all loved her dearly. Burial took place at Mission City Memorial Park in Santa Clara, California. Memorial Services will be February 26, 2022 at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Cupertino, CA.