Vicki M Griffith
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August 13, 1941 – May 5, 2021
Vicki Marie Griffith, 79 years old, passed away at Leavenworth, WA on May 5, 2021 after a battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born August 13, 1941 in Yakima, WA to Richard B Leslie and Frances Ramona Lahar. Vicki graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1960. During her time at Wenatchee High, she met, on a blind date, M. Joel Griffith. Vicki & Joel were married on August 31, 1963 in Bellingham, WA.
Vicki & Joel continued to live in Pullman, WA, Madison, WI, Walla Walla, WA, and other cities in between. Often, Vicki worked as a secretary at various types of businesses. She worked at Birdseye, Manpower, a small engineering firm, for a professor at the local college and finally at a middle school. In 1994, she retired along with her husband.
Vicki is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joel Griffith, daughters Heather Bucklin and Amber Cormie, brothers Richard Leslie and David Leslie and sister Karen Leslie, 2 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and numerous family and friends. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, Richard B & Frances Ramona Leslie, and one sister, Linda Batdorf.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, May 11 at 11:00am at a private cemetery in Cashmere. Relatives and friends are welcome to join for a reception at Milepost Brewery at 12:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Mountain Meadows Senior Living. Mountain Meadows gave the best support that we could ever ask for.
The family would like to send their thanks to many people at Mountain Meadows, Don (the hospice nurse), Sabrina for their help and support through this hard time.
Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee & Cashmere.