Sept. 11, 1954 to Sept. 11, 2015
Resident of San Leandro
Beloved wife to Rigoberto "Rigo" Gonzalez, loving and faithful husband of her lifetime. Vickie had a passion for traveling, dancing and casino fun. Vickie was a member of the Travelers Inquiry and traveled the globe with her husband. She attended Arthur Murray Dance Studio, was devoted to St. Jude's Save a Child Foundation to the end of her life, and participated faithfully in St. Leander's prayer groups where she prayed endlessly for others.
After high school graduation Vickie earned her CNA title, a Medical Terminology Certificate and took "learn to speak Italian" classes in preparation for a trip to Italy.
Vickie touched many lives with her ability to make people laugh and was a great storyteller who always spoke her mind.
Treasured Mother of Bill Yanez, whom she adored. Mother in law to Ashlea Dabbs. Daughter to Carlos and Virginia Herrera. Loving Lita to Will Jr., Jazmin and Alonzo Yanez. Sister to Chelo Ballesteros, Cinda Mariscal and Carlos Herrera Jr. Aunt to Natalia, Angelica and Nicolas Mariscal, Carlos III, Michael and Carlita Herrera. Great Aunt to Tatyana, Carlos IV and Aubreyana Herrera, Sal Escalera and Dominic and Penelope Losoya. Godmother to Carlos Herrera III, Natalia and Eddie Mariscal, and Tatyana and Carlita Herrera.
Chapel of the Chimes
9/18/15 10 am
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Published by Inside Bay Area News on Sep. 17, 2015.