May 23, 1949 -- April 25, 2018
Vicki Bidelman Briggs, 68, of Middlebury passed away at 11:35 pm on
Wednesday at her residence. She had bravely fought cancer for one year.
She was born on May 23, 1949 in Elkhart to George and Virginia (Sayles)
Cole. Survivors include her husband, Bobby; three sons, Stephen (Eileen)
Bidelman, Robert (Jessica) Bidelman all of Three Rivers, Michigan, Scott
Briggs of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; daughter, Heather Briggs of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida; sister, Nancy Harris of Florence, South
Carolina; six grandchildren, McKenna, Maya, Parker, Sarah, Brenan,
Chandler and her lovable dog, coco. She was preceded in death by her
parents; two sisters, Peggy and Sue; three brothers, Phil, Ray and Wendell.
Vicki was a successful entrepreneur in the Three Rivers, Michigan area
owning and operating several businesses; including, Starlight Video,
Golden Touch Tanning Salon, and Shades of Color Nail Salon. She enjoyed
spending time with her longtime friend, Kelly Bloom and her and her
husband enjoyed traveling and playing cards, especially with their dear
friends, Phil and Janet Mathiak. Visitation will be one hour prior to the 6:00
pm memorial service on Thursday, May 3, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor Ron Russell. Memorials
may be given to Goshen Home Care & Hospice.
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So sorry for your loss. I love you guys she was the best Aunt Ever...
From: Stacey Frost
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All of us can only marvel at the strength and life force that Vicki exhibited
during the last year. She was truly a "one of a kind" and will be greatly
From: Dennis Kebrdle
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Our hearts are breaking. We lost a wonderful friend. We have to be thankful
that her suffering has stopped and she is at peace. She will be dearly
missed until we see her again.
From: Phil and Janet Mathiak
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Bobby, I'm not sure I'll get home in time Thursday to get to the service, but
you and your family are in my prayers. I will be thinking of you if I can't
From: Deb Kissel
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I am deeply sorry for the loss of your mother. I hope all is well with the rest
of your family.
From: Steve Hay