Vicki Lynn Watkins

Age 56, of Lansing, Michigan passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2021. Vicki was born July 12, 1964 to Shirley Shinaver Watkins McKenna and DuWayne Watkins. A graduate of East Lansing High School, Vicki was sweet, funny and loved animals. She couldn’t bear the thought of an animal suffering and would often feed strays from the neighborhood.
She served as property manager for Watkins Properties, her father’s company. Vicki also worked for a time with AAA in Detroit, often stepping in to serve as the Boblo Bear.
Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, brother Daniel Watkins, sister Heather Watkins Gilbert and niece Lynlee Brie Gilbert. She is survived by Stepmother Elena Watkins, sisters Mary Hoy, Beverly Nechuta, Elizabeth Watkins, and stepbrother Sergey Ilyashov, nephews Adam (Melanie) Gilbert, David (Karen) Rethamel, Michael Rethamel, Scott Nechuta and Adam (Sheela) Hoy, niece Sarah (Nate) Schmitz, and Aunt Lyn Zynda; Great Nephews, Nikolas Rethamel, David Rethamel, Jr., Alec and Seamus Hoy, Noah Gilbert, Rowan Schmitz and Great niece Michaela Rethamel-Zemitis. Great-great nephews Aaron Weatherbee, Chance Wallace and many cousins.
There will be no service.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Becky Shinevar
July 2, 2021 at 12:53 pm

So sorry to hear of Vicki’s passing. One of the youngest of all of our cousins. Rest In Peace

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