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Vicki Ann Beaird Bratcher
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1943
Death: Jul. 31, 2006

Vicki Ann Beaird
Vicki Ann Beaird was born in Wichita, Kansas on February 24, 1943 to Vivian and Hayden Beaird. She passed away in Bakersfield, CA on July 31, 2006 after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother and her father. She is survived by her husband, Van Bratcher. A graduate of Wichita's North High School, she married Van Bratcher in 1965 and raised three wonderful children while residing in various locations throughout North and South America, before settling in Bakersfield, California in 1990. Vicki dearly loved and was especially proud of each member of her extended family, including her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Bob Nelson, granddaughters, Erin, Hailey, and Sierra, who reside in Launda, Angola, Africa, and grandson, Andrew, who resides in Turlock, California; her son and daughter-in-law, Kendrick and Gina Bratcher and granddaughter, Gianna, who reside in Reno, Nevada; and her daughter, Pam, who resides in Bakersfield, California. Vicki's sister and brother-in-law, Valorie and Bob Kozicki and nephew, Chad Kozicki; her father-in-law, Kenneth Bratcher: her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mike and Sue Bratcher, and nephew, Scott Bratcher, reside in Wichita, Kansas and niece Staci Wilson resides in Mission, Kansas Vicki was a member of Bakersfield's First United Methodist Church and past member of the Newcomers Club of Bakersfield. She enjoyed her hobbies of traveling, gardening, knitting, needlework, and reading. Vicki's faith and her love for her family and her friends were guiding forces in her life. Her wonderful smile, her spiritual foundation, her generous nature, and her zest for life are reflected in the values she instilled in her children. A celebrations of her life will be held in Bakersfield, at the First United Methodist Church, at 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, August 10, 2006, followed by burial at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday 4:00 -8:00 p.m. While flowers are welcome, the family has also suggested contributions to the American Cancer Society. Vicki Ann Bratcher Feb. 24, 1943 - July 31, 2006 Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary

Published in the Bakersfield Californian on 8/6/2006.
Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary and Cemetery
Kern County
California, USA
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Aug 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15167749
Vicki Ann <i>Beaird</i> Bratcher
Added by: Allen Monasmith
Vicki Ann <i>Beaird</i> Bratcher
Added by: Diana Satterfield
Vicki Ann <i>Beaird</i> Bratcher
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Wichita High School North, Class of 1961.
- Allen Monasmith
 Added: Jan. 26, 2013

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