Vicki Darlene Dean, 69, passed away peacefully at 7:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at Franciscan Health Michigan City, with her girls by her side.
She was born on Dec. 13, 1951, in Warren, Ohio, to Raymond and Dorothy (Beard) Swartzfager.
Surviving Vicki are her daughters, Nicole (Martin) Dean-Hernandez and Jesica (Josh) Watson; five grandchildren, Troy, Shayla, Martin Jr., Bobby and Mikey; one great-grandson, Manolo; and sister, Gwendolyn "Nanny" Swartzfager.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
After more than 25 years, Vicki retired as a custodian at South Central School System. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, crafting and playing Bingo with her friends at Silver Birch.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. A Graveside Service will occur at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at Patton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be shared online at www.cutlercares.com.