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Vicki Lynn Lorenz, 63, of Interlochen, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 at Munson Medical Center.
Vicki Lynn Smith was born on Dec. 17, 1953 in Traverse City, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Waineo) Smith. She married the love of her life, Paul Lorenz on July 15, 1978 at Grawn United Methodist Church. Vicki had been employed by Northwestern Bank. She was the manager of the Interlochen branch until her retirement. In her spare time, Vicki enjoyed gardening and going to bingo. She was a fan of the Detroit Tigers and NASCAR, her favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Jr. Above all, spending time with her family especially her grandchildren was her greatest joy, countless camping trips, traveling to Disney World many times and Nashville were among her favorite vacations.
Vicki is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Paul; a daughter, Tiscia Lorenz; a son, Paul (Amanda) Lorenz; six grandchildren, Makayla Lorenz, Alexis Johnson, Kylee Lorenz, Dylan Lorenz, Brayden Lorenz and Adelynn Lorenz; and two step-grandchildren, Raymond Shaver and Alina Grate. Also surviving are two brothers, Gregory (Linda) Smith and Harold (Sharon) Smith; many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Mary Foraker; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; as well as her beloved dog, Tucker.
A memorial service honoring Vicki will take place at 11 a.m., with visiting one hour prior, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684. Rosemary Hagan, D. Min., will officiate.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Vicki's family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on August 20, 2017
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