Obituary: Victoria Dragoo

Victoria A (Losey) Dragoo, 70, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at her Newton residence.

Victoria Dragoo
Victoria Dragoo

She was born Oct. 27, 1945, in Miller, S.D., to Charles and Phyllis (Danburg) Losey. On April 8, 1967, she married Dean Dragoo at St. Ann?s Church in Miller, S.D., and he survives of the home.

Vicki was a graduate of Miller High School and St. John?s School of Nursing in Huron, S.D. She worked as an RN in both hospitals and home health care. One of her favorite nursing duties was working with newborn infants. She worked in hospitals in Alaska and Georgia while her husband was in the Army. She also worked in hospitals in Florida and Kansas. She enjoyed relaxing by reading and embroidery. Vicki?s family was important to her, and she looked forward to spending time with her loving family and many friends.

She also is survived by son Darren Dragoo of Newton; daughter Michelle Dragoo of Newton; brothers Michael Losey of Rapid City, S.D., Robert Losey of Deadwood, S.D., and Richard Losey of Miller, S.D.; one sister Linda Ace of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two grandsons, Devin Dragoo of Newton and Kevin Dragoo of Wichita..

She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

A gathering and visitation with family will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton. Private family burial will be at a later date in Miller, S.D.

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude?s Children?s Hospital or Southeast 14th Street AA group in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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