Lucille(Vidlak) Cox passed away on May 23, 2022 from heart failure peacefully in her sleep. She was 92 years old.
Lucille was born to Anton and Frances Vidlak on December 21, 1929. She was born in Omaha and was number 11 of 12 children. They lived on a farm in northwest Omaha. After getting married she and her husband moved to rural Herman, NE for awhile, then returned to Omaha where they remained until 1999. They then built their home in Linwood, NE.
She married Darrell E. Cox on July 23, 1949 in Omaha. They were wed for 70 years during which time they raised 13 children, one grandson and adopted two foster children. Lucille was a faithful Jehovah’s Witness for over 50 years. She enjoyed discussing the Bible with everyone. She was an advid reader and was very passionate about her gardening. Her yard would look like a park with all the flowers in bloom and her apple pies were wanted by all. She did not work outside of the home but was an excellent furniture upholsterer for years.
Her family was very important to her. Her guidance, kindness, humor and smile will be missed by all including 21 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband Darrell, her parents, all of her siblings, 4 infant children and a son, David. She is survived by her children, Terry (Ray) LaFrance, Tom ( Arlene) Cox, Barbara (Jeff) Gelbart, Jeff (Lynn) Cox, Tim ( Janelle) Cox, Luke (Valerie) Cox, Margaret Cox, Micah Cox, Rebecca Cox, Aaron Cox, Jason Cox, Jeremy Cox and Bryan Gelbart.
A memorial service via zoom will take place on June 25. 2022 at 1 p.m.
The family wishes to thank everyone for their cards and kind words.
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