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February 21, 2020

1/6/2020 7:19:00 AM
James, Vicki L.

Vicki L. James, age 56, of Livingston, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday January 1, 2020 at the Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. She was born on April 16, 1963 in Boscobel the daughter of John "Jack" and Karen (Fritz) Petrick. Vicki was united in marriage to Randy James on June 9, 1984 at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Fennimore.
Vicki graduated from Fennimore High School in 1981 and received her Barbering degree from MATC in Madison in 1984. She went on to work as a hairdresser at The Hair Studio in Platteville, Vic's Clips in Livingston and most recently cut hair from her home.
Everyone who met Vicki knew she was full of life and lit up every room she entered. She was full of love and made everyone around her feel truly cared for. She baked treats for special occasions, just because, and to let you know she was thinking of you. Vicki also enjoyed photography and took many family and senior photos for others. In addition, she had a passion for decorating, design, and painting. She always knew just how to brighten your day with her smiles and kind heart. But above all, Vicki loved God and had a deep faith in Jesus. His selfless love shone through her for all to see. She will be remembered for her compassionate spirit, her loving heart, and her infectious hugs. Vicki was a proud mom to three daughters and an awesome grandma to three grandchildren.
Vicki is survived by her beloved husband of 35 years Randy of Livingston, her three daughters; Miranda (Kyle) Gonner of Mt. Horeb, Cassi (Aaron) Dreyer of New Berlin, and Ronica (Logan) Bollant of Montfort, three grandchildren; Kamren Gonner, Dexton Dreyer, and Kingsly Bollant, sister Julie (Chris) Kaelin of Lakeland, FL, brother Jim Petrick of College Station, TX, father and mother-in-law Ron and Marie James of Livingston, brother and sister-in-laws; Rita (Chuck) Trevorrow of Livingston, and Russ (Wendi) James of Reno, NV, along with many special nieces and nephews.
Vicki was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Karen Petrick.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday January 6, 2020 at the Ss. Anthony & Philip Catholic Church in Highland with burial in the Rock Church Cemetery in rural Livingston. Visitation will be held from 1:00-6:00 P.M. Sunday afternoon January 5, 2020 at the Soman-Larson Funeral Home in Montfort and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at the church on Monday morning. In lieu of plants and flowers a memorial fund is being established in loving memory of Vicki L. James and online condolences may be made at

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