Vicki M. Loving

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Vicki Loving

Vicki M. Loving, 55, of Alpha, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at Trinity, Rock Island. Services were Saturday at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial was in Calvary Lutheran Cemetery in New Windsor.

Visitation was from Noon until time of services Saturday at the funeral home where memorials may be left to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Online condolences can be made at

She was born April 5, 1955 in Moline to Harold and LaVon Taylor Wadham. She graduated from Winola High School and married Gary Nelson June 15, 1974. She later married Larry D. Loving June 1, 1984 in New Windsor.

During high school Vicki enjoyed working at Schillingers in Viola which inspired her to continue helping people and led her to take a position at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo as a nurses aid. Other places of employment included Harold’s Grocery Store in Viola and the Plaza in Woodhull.

She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor. She enjoyed animals, especially her cats, and classical, soul and do-op music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Survivors include her husband, Larry, a son Jason (Saliena) Nelson of Moline, a grandchild Lucian Nelson of Moline, her mother, LaVon Wadham of New Windsor, two sisters, Barbara (Guy) Horn of Woodhull and Becky (Matthew) Swanson of Rio.

Her father preceded her in death.