Victoria “Vickie” Jean Thayer of Hemlock, Michigan
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, February 12, 2021, at her home. She was 76 years old. Victoria Jean Wiese was born on January 19, 1945, in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Elmore Frederick and Gertrude Evelyn (Brueck) Wiese. She was a proud 1963 graduate of Saginaw High School. She married the love of her life, Kenneth James Thayer on July 1, 1967, in Bridgeport; he survives her. Throughout her life Vickie had an affinity for children and used her love and compassion to care for children at various day care facilities within the community. She used her creativity and resourcefulness crafting, enjoyed spending time gardening, and found peace and tranquility bird watching. Above all, she loved and cherished her family. She will forever be remembered for her kindness, her selflessness to anyone in need, and her beautiful and indomitable spirit.
Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Kenneth James Thayer of Hemlock; daughter, Kathy (Nabeel) Bitar of Carmel, IN; two grandchildren: Max Balley and his girlfriend, Shelly Beane of Indianapolis, IN; Nicholas Bitar of Carmel, IN; two sisters: Kay Sowell of Vassar; Sandy (Robert) Siegrist of Columbia City, IN; a sister-in-law, Madonna (Jerry) Thayer of Eustis, FL; brother-in-law, Pete (Donna) Jacovitch of Bridgeport.
She was preceded in death by a son, Troy Allan Thayer; two sisters-in-law: Sandra (Robert) Seaver, Diane Jacovitch; parents: Elmore and Gertrude Wiese; father- and mother-in-law: George and Edith Thayer.
A funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Chaplain Sherry Starke-Macomber will officiate. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are welcome to visit at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services ordinance, indoor capacity is limited to 25, masks are required, and social distancing encouraged. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Dementia Society. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.casefuneralhome.com.