Victoria Sue Ulrey, known to most as Tori, of Union, MO, departed this life on Friday, May 18, 2012, in Imperial, MO, having reached the age of twenty-eight years, two months and twenty-five days. Tori was born in Washington, MO, on February 23, 1984, daughter of Roger Lee Ulrey, Sr. and Linda Sue Ulrey nee Machelett. Tori was blessed to have two sons.
Tori is survived by her sons, Cody Lee Christopherson and Cole Michael Christopherson, both of St. Charles, MO; by her father, Roger Ulrey, Sr. and wife, Pam, of Sullivan, MO; by her grandmother, Marjory Ulrey of Centerburg, OH; by her siblings, Julie Myers and husband, Charles, of Marthasville, MO, Christy Hueffmeier and husband, Herman, of Sullivan, Roger Ulrey, Jr. and wife, Susan, of Union, MO, Carrie Wheat and husband, Christopher, of Union, Melissa Strubberg, known to most as Missy, and husband, Tommy, of Union and Susan Ulrey of Union; by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Tori was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Ulrey.
Tori was a Christian believing in her Lord as Savoir. She had a variety of interests throughout her life including dancing and watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball games and St. Louis Blues hockey games. She enjoyed living her life, going out and spending time socially with her friends. What meant most to Tori was her family and spending time with her children. She treasured the time shared with her nieces and nephews, whom she treated as her own. Her family each held a very special place in her heart, as she did in theirs. The many precious memories that have been created will forever be cherished by them all.
A sweet and loving mother, daughter, step-daughter, granddaughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin and treasured friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services were held at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Harry Williams officiating. A private committal will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family.