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Vicki Deemer

Vicki T. Deemer passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in the comfort of her home, comforted by the love of her family and friends.

Vicki was born in Evanston, Illinois, on November 12, 1945. She was the daughter of Philip and Bernice VanLinden. She grew up in Chicago and graduated from Saint Gregory High School. Vicki moved to Michigan with her family in 1969. She grew to love Michigan, and was happy to raise her children here. Vicki loved books, movies, the beach, slots, gardening, good times at Miller Lake and sports, especially when her children and grandchildren were involved. Travel was also one of her favorite things. She traveled to Europe twice and all over the USA, as well as several weekend excursions with her grandchildren. She loved lighthouses and saw as many as she could around the beautiful Michigan shoreline. Her greatest love was for her family.

Surviving family includes, brothers, Phil (Janet) VanLinden and Jim (Michaelle) VanLinden, nephew Jay VanLinden, niece Noelle VanLinden; daughter, Stacy Welcher; grandson, Tyler (Sarah) Welcher; granddaughter, Brandilee Welcher; son, Steven (Mikkii) Deemer; granddaughters, Jessica (Ashley) Krumm, Stephanie (Ryan) Brown and Megan (Chad) Bouwman; grandson, Brandon Bruischart; daughter, Sandy (Cliff Deems) Deemer; son, Scott (Cameron Whiteman) Deemer; 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, granddogs and grandcats. She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Michael Welcher, whom she adored.

Friends may meet with Vicki’s family from 6-8 PM, Monday, October 24, 2022, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at St. Margaret Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Simon Manjooran officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Margaret Cemetery in Otsego. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Vicki may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.

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Jack and Sandy

October 20, 2022 at 5:43 pm

Dear Stacy and ALL your siblings and extended family,

Our deepest sympathies in the loss of your mom.



October 20, 2022 at 8:02 pm

Sorry for your loose. Have alot of memories of the life she had and the good person she was.


Jenni Vist

October 21, 2022 at 1:55 am

Stacy and family. I am very sorry about your loss. I can remember the days of being at your house back in high school….your mom was always so funny and special. Hugs and prayers to you all


Lauri Connor

October 21, 2022 at 6:54 am

So sorry to hear of Vicki’s passing. I worked with her at Parker. She was the kindest and sweetest person. And she always had that beautiful smile. RIP Vicki


Jerry and Marilyn Fenner

October 21, 2022 at 9:34 am

Stacy,Tyler, and Brandie:

Sorry to hear about Mom and Grandma.

She will be missed by all us.

Spent many Thanksgivings and Birthdays together.


Kelly Ty

October 21, 2022 at 8:37 pm

Rest in peace Ms. Vicki.

My thoughts are with you Scott, Sandy and your family.


Chet and Shirley Babrick

October 22, 2022 at 1:27 pm

Stacy, Steve, Stephen, Scott and Family. Sending our prayers and love. We had some very good times with Vicki and all of you, Love Chet and Shirley



October 22, 2022 at 7:50 pm

Stacy, Tyler & Brandi,

We are so sorry for the loss of your amazingly loving & devoted Mom and Grandma.

We have so many fond memories cheering & laughing at football games with her.

Hold on to all the special memories that you all made together. Those are treasures.

With Love & Our Deepest Sympathy,

Pat & Mindy


Ann L Hope

October 23, 2022 at 6:13 pm

Sending my love and feelings of sadness on the passing of dear Vicki. In sympathy, Ann Whiteman Hope, Cameron Whiteman’s sister


Kathy Richardson

October 24, 2022 at 10:50 am

Vicki helped me as a collection counter for many years. I always enjoyed chatting with her. May she Rest In Peace.


Chet and Shirley Babrick

October 24, 2022 at 4:13 pm

Stacy. Steve, Stephane, Scott and family prayers and love sending to all . kids we had some good times. Love, Chet and Shirley Babrick


Kristi Cushman

October 25, 2022 at 8:42 pm

Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Vicki was such a good friend to my mom. She was a wonderful lady who lived life to the fullest.

Kristi Cushman


Lisa Kohut

October 26, 2022 at 2:07 am

Dear Noelle and family, I’m so sorry about your loss. I’m praying for you and sending love and compassion your way. I’m praying that you and your family experience peace that surpasses all

Understanding, the comfort of the Holy Spirit and the undeniable love of Jesus to carry you through this challenging time of loss. What a beautiful smile Vicki had that reveals a tender and kind soul. God Bless you,


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