Longtime Kenai resident Vicki Annette Thompson died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. She was 56.
A celebration of life and potluck will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Eagles Club in Kenai.
Mrs. Thompson was born Sept. 21, 1949 in Topeka, Kan. She was raised in Craig, Colo. and graduated from Moffat County High School. She married Dwayne Thompson in the family home in Craig. They moved their family to Kenai in September 1980.
“She was a multitalented homemaker, a true friend to many, always caring and helping wherever she was needed. She was a loving mom and precious joy. She will be greatly missed by so many far and near,” her family said.
Vicki was relentless in her efforts to promote brain injury awareness. She said everyone needs to wear a helmet to protect their brain when involved in a hazardous activity. She spread the word throughout our community and to many organizations.
Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her brother, Johnny Brown of Colbran, Colo. She is survived by her husband, Dwayne Thompson, of Kenai; son and daughter-in-law, Dwayne Lee and Cricket Thompson of Trapper Creek; daughters and sons-in-law, Jennifer and Ted Misch of Mesa, Ariz., and Rebecca and Jeff Hunter of Kenai; mother and father, Pat and Jim McFarland of Meeker, Colo.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda Howell of Grand Junction, Colo., Sherry and Jim Scott of Albuquerque, N.M., Cynthia Guplill of Pahrump, Nev., Susan Slaugh of Olathe, Colo., Teresa and Randy Ridgeway, Trula and Doug Simmons, and Tara and Mike Wille, all of Meeker, Colo.; brother and sister-in-law, Rusty and Pam Maddox of Rangely, Colo.; and grandchildren, Kristina and Kaitlyn Misch of Mesa, and Shawnee, Haylee and Kyle Hunter of Kenai; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
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