Vicki Lynn Vail passed away suddenly from colon cancer, on Friday, April 2, 2021, while living at the Sanford Hospice House in Fargo, ND.
Vicki Lynn Bartram was born on May 11, 1957, in Minot, North Dakota, to Barbara J. (Salveson) and Clarence V. Bartram. She was the oldest of 3 children, followed by brother Kevin, and youngest brother Joey.
She attended grade school in Minot and graduated from high school in Surrey. She also attended Minot State University where she played basketball.
Vicki was married to Brian Lawrence Vail in Minot, ND, on Valentine’s Day, 1994. The couple then moved to Fargo, ND, and their daughter Annie Rose Vail was born on October 8, 1996.
The family moved to Hawley, MN, in 2003, where Annie went to school, and moved to an acreage in rural Hitterdal, MN, in 2015.
Vicki was a great lover of animals her entire life, she always had pet dogs and cats, as well as horses and a raccoon. She was active in dog obedience, as a competitor, instructor, and evaluator, as well as 4-H. Vicki worked most recently at Lake Region Healthcare – Barnesville Clinic.
Vicki was a kind and outgoing person, who never met a stranger. She was a friend to all and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
The family of Vicki would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Sanford Fargo Hospice, for the care and compassion they provided every day.
She is survived by her husband, daughter, parents, and brothers, Kevin (Lori) Bartram and Joey (Georgia Nelson) Bartram.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM with a visitation one hour before the service at Wright Funeral Home, Hawley, MN. Seating is limited, so a livestream of the service will be available here on Vicki’s page for those who wish to attend virtually.