December 25, 1953 – May 3, 2012
Vicki L. Smith of Berthoud died May 3, 2012 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado. She was 58 years old.
She was born December 25, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri to Jesse and Wilma Jean (Parker) Starns. Her family moved to Boulder, Colorado where she attended Boulder High School.
On October 9, 1988, she married James Smith in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They lived briefly in Longmont, and then moved to Berthoud.
Vicki was a project manager for IBM for many years, and transferred to AT&T along with her department.
Together Vicki and James loved to travel and enjoyed many vacations to wonderful places. She also enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, motorcycle riding and metal detecting. She was an excellent photographer and loved to take pictures. The love that she had for her puppies was unconditional.
Her parents have preceded her in death.
Vicki is survived by a loving husband, James of Berthoud, daughter Jessica Chisholm of Greenfield, Indiana; son Sebastian “Roy” Hunter of Merritt Island, Florida, step-daughter Jalene Welzig (Jim); sisters Donna Starns and Anna Marie Starns, half-brother Pat Mullen, and grandchildren Nicole “Jessica” Mullen, Casey Welzig (Chelsea), Cassy Welzig, Wyatt Welzig, Grace Welzig, and Faith Welzig.
Visitation 6:00-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with family present to greet friends. Cremation will follow viewing at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the National Stroke Association can be sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 326 Terry Street, Longmont CO 80501. Visit Ahlberg Chapel to share condolences with the family.