Vicki L. Whitaker

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Vicki L. Whitaker

Vicki Lynn Whitaker died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Monday, February 14, 2011 at home in Stanwood, WA.
Vicki was born August 27, 1950 in Everett, WA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Janet Burns; and her sister, Patti Burns.
Vicki is survived by her children, Eric (Lystra) Whitaker, of Lake Stevens, WA, Michelle Harvin, of Stanwood, WA, and Bret (Krystal) Whitaker, of Mill Creek, WA; Vicki's siblings, Gary (Linda) Burns, of Arlington, WA, Nicki (Joe) Burns-Amma, of Arlington, WA; Vicki's grandchildren, Austin Whitaker, of Stanwood, WA, Alexander and Victoria Whitaker, of Arlington, WA; she also has three uncles; one aunt; six nieces; eight great-nieces; and two great-nephews as well.
Vicki worked for Boeing as a Technical Analyst. Vicki was loving, caring, and devoted to her family. She had a keen interest in genealogy, and loved gardening.
Vicki was one of the first successful live kidney transplant patients in the Northwest. Her father, Bert, donated the kidney. The operation was so successful that it lasted over 35 years, and she was able to give birth to the first set of twins to a kidney transplant patient successfully.
Vicki was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses at a convention in British Columbia in 1972. She looked forward to a time when God promised, And no resident will say, "I am sick." (Isaiah 33:24) Vicki also awaited the reality assured at (Acts 24:15), "There is going to be a resurrection."
Her memorial will be held at 2:00 p.m., February 26 at the Lake Stevens Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 17004 100th St. NE. Granite Falls, WA.



Published in The Herald (Everett) on Feb. 20, 2011
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