Vicky C. Ingersoll, 71, passed away on June 18th from cancer at home in Hamilton, Montana.
Vicky was born on February 17, 1949 in Plentywood, Montana to Chester and Ruby Ketron. She spent most of her childhood playing below the Rimrocks in Billings. In her teens she moved to Missoula and attended Hellgate High School.
Employed in greenhouse, produce and retail stores. An honest hard working woman alongside husband Jim on the milk route and did the bookkeeping. She had her own daycare in which the kids were always excited to see her. She retired from Osco Drug in Bozeman after 20 years of service.
She was a longtime Rebekah Lodge member, serving as Montana Rebekah Assembly President 2016-2017. And she was also a member of Covenant Lodge #6, I.O.O.F.
A devoted wife of 55+ years, childhood sweethearts, she was Jim's rock through life's trials and shared with him life's joy. She gave her all at whatever she did. This reflects in how she raised her children and showered her grandchildren with love and affection. A faithful Christian, her compassion extended to all. She was devoted to her parents, Jim's siblings, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, aunts and uncles. She loved children and showed support for people from all walks of life.
She loved gardening, her dogs, the color purple, reading, movies, and all things panda. She was known for her humor, even during times of adversity, she could see the lighter side of things and bring smiles to our faces.
Survivors include husband Jim (Hamilton, MT), son Eddy (Federal Way, WA), daughter Michelle (Guy) Paluck (Manhattan, MT), grandchildren Cecilia, Goldie, Lily, and Sawyer Emerich, four brother-in-laws, two sister-in-laws. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Ketron.
Services will be held on June 22 at 1:00pm at Garden City Funeral Home in Missoula with Chaplin Dan Dixson officiating. She will be buried at Missoula City Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jerry Ingersoll, Tim Goeres, Vinni Russoniello, Nick Bowers, Brad Herst, Chad Vaughn. Honorary: Roger Ingersoll and Ron Ingersoll.
The family suggests memorials to: Montana Special Olympics.
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