Vicki L. Garrett of Hastings passed away on Monday March 5, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born on February 13, 1949 in Whiting, IN to James and Orphie Withiem.
Vicki was a very determined person, accomplishing all of her education while raising a family. She received her Associate Degree from Anderson College in Indiana, her Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University and her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Andrews University.
She work at Pennock Hospital from 1979 until 1988 and transferred to St. Mary’s Hospital in 1988 where she rose to the position of Director of Peri-operative Services, retiring in December of 2014.
Vicki is survived by her husband, David; father, James Withiem; sons, James Robert Garrett and Michael Delane Garrett; grandchildren, Logan, Benjamin, Isaac, David and Bryan; sisters, Betty (Gene) Nevers, Mitzi Hyatte and Rhonda (Larry) Vincent; nieces, Genia Vance, Nichole Koth, Tanya Grose, Melissa Bruce, Chelsea Vincent; nephews, Jeremy Gerstenberg and Bradley Vincent.
Preceded in death by her mother, Orphie Withiem; nephew, Timothy Nevers.
Vicki’s family will receive friends on Thursday March 8, 2018 from 3:00 PM until Funeral Services at 5:00 PM at the Lauer Family Funeral Home – Wren Chapel 1401 N. Broadway, Hastings, MI. Honoring her wishes, cremation will follow.
Please consider a memorial contribution instead of flowers to the Robert, Eva and Vicki Garrett Endowment Fund at Anderson School of Theology, 1100 East 5th Street, Anderson, IN 46012.
Please share condolences with Vicki’s family at www.lauerfh.com.