Vicki Louise (Bland)
July 9, 1958
July 17, 2021
Vicki Pearson, age 63, passed away due to complication from Covid-19 on July 17, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She has been a resident of Colorado Springs since 1994. She was a life-long nurse and worked many years at Penrose Main Hospital as well as Memory Care and Rehabilitation centers at several local facilities.
Vicki was born on July 9, 1958, to William Paul Bland and Betty Ann (Darrah) Bland in Spring Valley, IL. On October 25, 2002, she married David Pearson in Colorado Springs, CO.
Vicki enjoyed counted cross stitch, crocheting, scrapbooking, and listening to music. She loved cooking and spending time with family and friends but being "Nannie" to her grandchildren was what she loved most. She was a member of the Elks Lodge #309. She attended DePue High School and Illinois Valley Community College.
She is survived by her loving husband, David Pearson; her sons, Travis Curtis of Halethorpe, MD and Trevor Curtis (Becky) of Colorado Springs, CO; her sisters, Pamela Snow (Robert) of DeKalb, IL, Paulette Bland of Joliet, IL, Berta Bland, Becca Bland Olsen and Keri Curtis of Peru, IL. Her grandchildren Braedun, Troy, Eden, and Abel Curtis were her world. Vicki also had fifteen nieces and nephews as well as fourteen great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her nephew, Tyler Bland, her father, mother, paternal and maternal grandparents.
A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at 5:00 PM on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Shrine of Remembrance located at 1730 E Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO. Masks are requested.
In lieu of flowers, Vicki has requested Memorials be made to Mary's Home or to Silver Key. Mary's Home, https://www.dreamcenters.com/marys-home/
, e-mail address: [email protected]
, is a wonderful resource for single mothers and children in need of assistance to heal, recover and build new dreams. Silver Key, https://wwwsilverkey.org/donate
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Published by The Gazette from Jul. 22 to Jul. 23, 2021.