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Vickie L. Balcom

November 21, 1946 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 73)

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Vickie L. Balcom (DeFreese) passed away on the morning of Friday, November 29th at her home in Union, MI.

Vickie was born on November 21, 1946 in Elkhart, IN.

She grew up in Elkhart, IN attending Elkhart High School. She recently retired from Federal Press/Precision Industry of 46 years working in the Accounting department.

Vickie married the love of her life, Chester Balcom in 1965, had two wonderful children, six grandchildren, and one great granddaughter.

She absolutely loved family time, watching her grandchildren play sports, being on the lake, taking photos, and loving on her dog, Quay.

Vickie is preceded in death by her parents, Les and Marilyn Tavernier. Survived by her husband Chet Balcom of 55 years, son Jeff (Jill) Balcom, daughter Brooke (Tony) Dombrowski, grandchildren Morgan Balcom, Zack (Kali) Dombrowski, Logan Balcom, Haylee Dombrowski, Sydney Balcom, Charlee Balcom, great granddaughter Anadalyn Dombrowski, sister Sandra (Floyd) Chesser, brother Greg (Diane) Tavernier, and many nieces and nephews.


There will be a private family graveside service held at a later date. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart is assisting the family with arrangements.

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