Victoria “Vicki” Sue Mitchell, age 75, of Elgin, passed away into eternal life on February 10, 2022 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born November 25, 1946 in Elgin, IL to her loving parents, Walter and Evelyn (née Johnson) Moore.

Vicki attended Elgin Public Schools and graduated from Elgin High School, Class of 1964. She went on to attend Milliken University in Decatur, IL. On July 1, 1978, she was united in marriage with Gary A. Mitchell.

Vicki started out in her professional career as an executive secretary. For the past 35 years, she worked side by side with her husband in the day-to-day operations of the family-owned business, the Mitchell Agency.

Vicki enjoyed gardening, growing beautiful plants and flowers. She loved all her animals, both domestic and wild, that she had throughout her life.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Walter “Skip” Moore; and sister, Jacquelyn “Jackie” Jones. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Gary Mitchell; brothers, Richard (Marie) Moore, and Tim (Barb) Moore; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Baumann and Myrna Moore; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, and countless devoted friends.

All who knew Vicki were touched greatly by her care and tenderness. Her warm heart and lovely smile will be missed by so many people that she blessed during her life.

Visitation will be from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday, February 21, 2022, and from 10:00am until funeral service at 11:00am, Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120. Michael Murschel will be officiating.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time.

To access the Tuesday funeral service remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 829 4020 1718, Password: 034928).

Interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park, 30W730 U.S. Hwy. 20, Elgin, Illinois 60120.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Vicki’s name to either P.A.W.S., or any other no-kill animal shelter or rescue of your choice. Vicki also supported St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as well as Shriners Hospital for Children.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

2 Replies to “Victoria Sue Mitchell”

  1. Gary,
    I am so saddened by this news. I so enjoyed seeing Vicki and chatting with her especially about politics. We always had something to talk about.
    What a lovely lady, my deepest condolences to you.

  2. Sorry for your loss Gary, Vicki was always smiling and friendly when I saw her. Gone too soon.

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