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Victor John Ricker
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Obituary for Victor John Ricker

Dr. Victor John Ricker, age 67, of Toledo, Ohio, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at home with his family after a valiant battle with cancer.
Vic was born October 1, 1950 in Lima, Ohio to Alfred and Elizabeth Ricker. He graduated from the Ohio State University and obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. He practiced family medicine for over 40 years in Peoria, IL, Niles, MI and Toledo, OH. Most recently, Vic practiced with West Park Family Physicians, Inc.
Vic loved his family, spending time at the lake, OSU football, reading, and taking care of others through his profession.
Vic is survived by his wife of 41 years, Patricia (Labardee); daughters, Christy (Luke) Brown, Stephanie, and Ellen; three brothers, Louis (Ruth) Ricker, Dave (Connie) Ricker, John (Karen) Ricker; brothers-in-law, Dave (Nan) Labardee, Greg (Lynn) Labardee, Mark (Ruth) Labardee; sisters-in-law, Carol Hampton, Joan (Ali) Akl, Lin (Mark) Steinbauer, Char (Rob) Ash and thirty nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Donnie Ricker.
Visitation will be Thursday from 3-8 p.m. in the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave. (west of Corey Rd.). Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2018 at Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Lane, Toledo, where additional visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.
Thanks to Dr. Steven Rubin, Dr. Timothy Kasunic, St. Anne’s Oncology Department, Dr. Annette Collier, and Melissa RN from Hospice of Northwest Ohio who provided such great care and support over the past seven years.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be donated in Vic's name to the Toledo/Lucas County Library Legacy Foundation, 325 N. Michigan St., Toledo, OH 43604 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home

5155 W Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623





11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Christ the King

4100 Harvest Lane
Toledo, OH 43623

Funeral Mass




12:00 PM
Christ the King

4100 Harvest Lane
Toledo, OH 43623

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery

5725 Hill Avenue
Toledo, OH 43615

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Northwest Ohio-Perrysburg

30000 E. River Rd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Toledo Lucas County Library Legacy Foundation

325 N. Michigan Street
Toledo, OH 43604

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