Tracy (Vander) Bickmore, 55, of Bethalto, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at home with her family by her side while under the care of BJC Hospice.
She was born Jan. 19, 1960, in Wood River, the daughter of the late Louis Vander and Belva (Sitze) Tutt.
She is survived by her companion, Paul Ivanuck of Cottage Hills; her stepmother, Andrea Vander of Bethalto; five children, Craig (Haley) Hyden of Bethalto, Jill (Mark) Jeffery of Bethalto, Jessica (George) Rodriguez of Davenport, Fla., Felecia Ivanuck of Cottage Hills and Adam Ivanuck of Cottage Hills; four sisters, Jill (Jeff) Harkey of Bethalto, Keri Williams of Bethalto, Kris (Jeff) Fencel of Bethalto, Robin (David) Troeckler of Bethalto; a brother-in-law, John Elliott; a sister-in-law, Jacalyn Zinn of Cottage Hills; a brother-in-law, Dan (Connie) Ivanuck of Brighton; six grandchildren, Tristen and Tatum Hyden, Addison and Ella Jeffery, and Ryan and Jase Burney; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Billy Tutt; a sister, Kelly Elliott; and a brother-in-law, Tom Williams.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences and guestbook can be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.