In memory of
Vicky (Sanders) (Thramer) Curtis
Vicky was born on February 26, 1954 in Santa Maria, California. She was the daughter of Glenn and Lila (Woodward) Sanders. She grew up in Norfolk, NE and was educated at Norfolk Senior High in Norfolk, NE. then graduated from San Jacinto Community College in 1993 on the Honor Roll, with a 4.0 GPA as an MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician) in Houston, TX.
Early in her career, she became director of her own laboratory in Pasadena, Texas. After moving to Oklahoma, she continued her passion in the lab, working at Doctors Hospital in 1997 until they closed the door on December 20, 2000. Then, made her final career change and joined the family. at Hillcrest Medical Center where she retired in 2017.
She married Donald E. Curtis on April 10, 2010, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. They lived in Sapulpa, OK and celebrated their 11th birthday this year.
She was a Lutheran who loved church, gospel music, loved her animals, reading books, coloring, going to the movies, gardening, seeing and playing with all the little ones and great-grandchildren, and watching westerns. Vicky climbed the Steps to Heaven on September 24, 2021 at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, OK.
She is survived by her husband Donald of Sapulpa, OK, her son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy & Tricia Thramer of Giltner, NE., Philip & Melissa Thramer and Heath & Tara Thramer of Sapulpa, OK and Miranda Thramer of Tulsa, OK., Stepchildren / stepchildren, Tammy Jo & Chris Tuggle, Faith & Mitchell Holmes, of Kellyville, OK., Kady Curtis of Sapulpa, OK., Niece and nephews, Candace Lawrence, Eric Waterhouse and Jake Sanders, brother -en- Law, Robert Waterhouse of Winside, NE., cousin, Eileen Todd of Campbell, NE, grandchildren Seth, Tanner, Chloe, Sheyanne, Timothy, Emily, Kaleb, Raylei, Tessa, Abby, Gavin, Jeremiah, Meghan , Amanda, Nicole, Halley, Harley, Taylor and Cody, the great niece and nephew Hailey, Ryan, Nathan and Gage Lawrence. Great-grandchildren Ella Lou, Lila Faye, Kaleya, Johnny, Hunter, Thomas, Taylor, Scarlett and Halley, adopted daughter, Stephanie Norris.
She is predeceased by her parents, her only brother Glenn F. Sanders II and her only sister Barbara L. Waterhouse.
Services take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Westside Freewill Baptist Church in Sapulpa, OK. The following services will be a lunch in his loving memory.
Arrangements edited by Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, Oklahoma.