Obituary for Vicki Drury

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Vicki Drury, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on April 24th, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI.

Victoria Ann Drury was born with a veil on April 28th, 1950 in Elgin, IL to Darwin Kruse and Patricia (Factly) Kruse. She attended Elgin Community College and graduated to work as a registered nurse and later as a medical assistant. Her kind demeanor brought peace of mind to all of her many patients. A Friday night out dancing led to the meeting and her eventual matrimony to Klen Drury on September 6th, 1974 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Elgin, IL.

Vicki enjoyed cross-stitch, paddle boarding, tending to her flowers and gardens, puzzles, and road bicycling. She found immense joy while camping, stargazing, watching and interacting with hummingbirds, playing with their dog, Chief, and taking spontaneous road trips with her husband. Vicki dabbled in learning the guitar throughout the years, and she was always willing to try to cook or bake a new recipe. She had a huge appreciation for all of the simple joys in life. Vicki also treasured all of her family members and the times they could be together.

Vicki is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Klen, and their children Eric Drury (Amy), Amber Edwards (Scott), and Lindsay Eldridge (Martin); six grandchildren: Kate and Maggie Drury; Dougal, Aengus, Nyssa, and Skadi Edwards; her siblings: Deborah McGrath (Mike), Jerome Kruse (Jane), and Thomas Kruse (Jane); sister-in-law Sheryl McNichols (Mel) and many nieces and nephews.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 6, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Stratford, where the visitation will be from 9:30 am until service time. Rev. Sengole Vethanayagam will officiate.

In memoriam donations can be made in lieu of flowers directly to the World Central Kitchen at or to the Drury Family c/o

The Family of Victoria Drury
Rembs Funeral Home
300 S. Oak Av.
Marshfield, WI 54449

Mothers Never Really Die

Death beckoned her with outstretched hand and whispered softly of an unknown land, but she was not afraid to go, for though the path she did not know. She took death’s hand without fear, for He who safely brought her here, had told her He would lead the way, into eternity’s bright day. And so she did not go alone, into the valley that’s unknown. She gently took death by the hand and journeyed to the promised land. And there, with step so light and gay she polishes the sun by day and lights the stars, that shine at night and keeps the moonbeams silvery bright. For Mothers really never die, they just keep house up in the sky. And in the heavenly home above, they wait to welcome those they love. – Helen Steiner Rice

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