Vickie Means Obituary
Steve & Vickie Married June 25, 1983 Family Vacation

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Vickie L (Colby) Means

February 12, 1955 - June 3, 2011
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Vickie Lue Means, 56 of Troutdale OR, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2011. She was born on February 12, 1955 in Vancouver, Washington to Fay Olen and Viola Mary (Bebee) Colby. She grew up in Longview where she graduated from High School in 1973. Vickie married Steven Eugene Means on June 25, 1983 in Vancouver, Washington. She worked for Delta Industries as an office manager for 23 years. She loved cooking, reading books and time spent with her family. There are not enough words to describe Vickie however the key words would be: loving, gentle, compassionate, dedicated and devoted. She is survived by her husband Steven Means of...
Vickie Lue Means, 56 of Troutdale OR, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2011. She was born on February 12, 1955 in Vancouver, Washington to Fay Olen and Viola Mary (Bebee) Colby. She grew up in Longview where she graduated from High School in 1973. Vickie married Steven Eugene Means on June 25, 1983 in Vancouver, Washington. She worked for Delta Industries as an office manager for 23 years. She loved cooking, reading books and time spent with her family. There are not enough words to describe Vickie however the key words would be: loving, gentle, compassionate, dedicated and devoted.

She is survived by her husband Steven Means of Troutdale OR; son Michael Means of Troutdale OR; daughter Katie Tucker (Jeremy) of Troutdale OR; sisters Roxy Arundel of Otis OR, Kathy Fairchild of Siletz Bay OR and Arlene Thompson of Washington and grandchildren Baily Tucker, Brandon Tucker and Dawson Tucker. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Marilyn Allen.

A Celebration of Vickie's Life will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at The Chapel, 27132 SE Stark, Troutdale OR 97060. Arrangements entrusted to Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon.

Any donations would be greatly appreciated to help with Vickie's cancer expenses that have been accrued.
Donations can be made at or sent to the following:

Vickie L. Means Memorial Fund
Wells Fargo Bank
Troutdale Instore
2501 SW Cherry Park Rd.Troutdale, OR 97060

There will be a donation box set up at the church in honor of Vickie.

"Vickie - Thank you so much for your sweet spirit, your kindness, compassion, and generosity. Your friendship was a gift and I appreciate you being there..." Crystal Hammer (Grants Pass, OR)

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