Vickie Lynn Westphal
April 21, 1953-November 19, 2023
Vickie Lynn Westphal, 70, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023 at home.
She was born April 21, 1953 in Michigan City, Indiana, the daughter of Al Westphal and Anna (Jeschke) Westphal.
A lifelong resident of the area, Vicki started as a truck driver for the State Hwy Dept, then went to work in other departments. Vickie was a table dealer at Blue Chip Casino and retired from the casino. Because of her love for animals, she would rescue the feral cats at the rest areas and find homes for them. She had many interests, including NASCAR and gambling at the BlueChip Casino. She loved her Bonanza Bar Family, was an avid George Jones fan, and enjoyed watching Sam Elliott in the movie Prancer.
Vickie is survived by her niece, Kelly J. Pina of La Porte, IN; sister, Shelly Westphal; niece Riki Starnes; Connie Ferrell and Jeff Shelton.
Vickie was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Dennis Shelton, brother, Clark Hanson, sister, Shirley Starnes.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN. Cremation has been selected. A memorial picnic will take place sometime in the spring per Vicki's wishes.
Memorial donations may be made in her honor to the Fried's Cat Shelter, 509 IN-212 Michigan City, IN 46360.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.