In memory of
Vickie DeAnna Cleveland
Vickie DeAnna Cleveland of Sterling died on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. Vickie was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota on Nov. 26, 1957 to Willard and Avis Van Wechel. Vickie was baptized and confirmed in Gran Lutheran Church of Mayville, North Dakota. She grew up on the family farm near Mayville. She attended school in Mayville and graduated in 1976. Vickie graduated from North Dakota State University/Moorhead State where she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Social Work. She loved playing piano, skiing, photography, jewelry and cooking. Her first employment was in Rolla, North Dakota. She later moved to Bismarck, North Dakota to work for the State of North Dakota as a social worker. While in Bismarck, she met and married David Cleveland who was employed by the Bismarck Police Department. They were married on Aug. 18, 1984. To follow their dreams, they moved and settled in Sterling in 1991. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and all things outside. She watched her children graduate from high school then became a grandmother to four beautiful granddaughters. She was greatly loved and she will be greatly missed. She loved playing piano, skiing, photography, jewelry and cooking. She leaves her husband, David, their children Vanessa and Brandon (Laura) and granddaughters Lela, Haily, Ava and Rilynn. She leaves parents Avis and Willard, brothers Wendel (Ruth) and Lynndel along with numerous relatives and friends. Burial service was held on Monday, Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Gran Lutheran Church in Mayville, North Dakota. A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Soldotna Church of God, 105 W Redoubt Avenue in Soldotna.
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