Vicki Baugh

Posted Online: Aug. 24, 2014, 9:00 pm
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Vicki J. Baugh, 73, of Rock Island, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at her home.
A Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Private inurnment services will be held in Beulah Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Vicki was born on Aug. 1, 1941, in Ottumwa, Iowa, a daughter of Albert and Mabel Thompson Brumbaugh. She married Glen Baugh Jr. on March 13, 1976, in Rock Island.
Vicki had worked in the paint department at International Harvester, Farmall Works, Rock Island, for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and her pets.
Survivors include her husband, Glen; children, Rick Welsh, Milan, Valerie (Tracy) Smith, Rock Island, Charles Welsh, Rock Island, and Curtis (Lorrie) Welsh, Rock Island; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and siblings, Dorothy Kempf, Alice Huff, Sue Smith, all of Ottumwa, and Charlotte Williams, Bloomington, Ill. Vicki was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Gene Reed and Albert "Corky" Brumbaugh.
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