Jackie Vickers, age 72, passed away on January 30, 2019 due to an ongoing battle with cancer. Jackie was at home with her daughter Melissa, son Jim and faithful companion Munchkin by her side.
Jackie was born in Seattle, Washington on February 10th, 1946. She attended school at Rainier Beach. In 1971 she and her children moved to Helena to be near her sister Donna and her children. In 1974 she married Rodger Vickers and they remained together until his death in 2001.
During their marriage, they enjoyed camping and playing cards with friends and family. Jackie was an avid reader and loved watching old movies and taking road trips with her best friend Carin.
She is reunited in death with her parents, Jerome and Frances Wachsmuth, her sister, Donna Thompson, and the love of her life, Rodger Vickers.
She is survived by her brother, Raymond Wachsmuth of Pensecola, FL, children, Melissa (Alan) Loy, Jim (Aprill) Vickers; Grandchildren, Danielle (John) Cassidy of Martinez, CA; Tyler (Beth) Magill of Helena, Wren Vickers of Helena, Dayna (Adam) Colvin of Midland, MI and Shawn (Shaun) Carnahan of Bozeman, MT. Jackie was also blessed with great grandchildren, Grace, Isaiah, Taytum, Tayleigh Jaclyn, Gabrielle, Rylah and Madison. She leaves behind many cherished nieces and nephews and their families.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 8th at Helena First Assembly of God Church, 2210 Dodge Ave. with a reception to follow in the social hall of the church. Memorials in honor of Jacklyn are suggested to Hospice of St. Peter’s Health, c/o St. Peter’s Health, 2475 Broadway, Helena, MT 59601. Please visit below to offer the family a condolence or to share a memory of Jaclyn.