Victoria E. “Vicki” Sumwalt

Victoria E. “Vicki” Sumwalt (nee Olsen), 63, of the town of Allenton, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at the Kathy Hospice.

Vicki was born on Jan. 9, 1947, to Everett and Laverne (nee Natvig) in Madison. Vicki graduated from Monona Grove High School in 1965. She was baptized, confirmed and later married Daniel Sumwalt on Aug. 27, 1966, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Madison. Daniel preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2009. Vicki spent many years working at Sage Nursing Home, Amity Leather and most recently at Stitch & Time. She was also vice president of the Montana Iron Works.

Vicki was an accomplished singer. She not only enjoyed singing in the choir, but also earned many medals in singing competitions. Vicki was also runner-up in the Miss Madison East Pageant in 1964. Vicki was also an avid reader and loved the ladies’ outings. She further enjoyed canoeing, camping trips and, most of all, spending every moment possible with her family.

Vicki is survived by her loving sons, Dru (Caryn) Sumwalt and Dani (Maureen) Sumwalt; granddaughter, Angela; and Maureen’s son, Josh. She is further survived by her brother, Richard (Ann) Olsen; sister, Deborah (Phill) Iturbide; sister-in-law, Kathryn Olsen; special great-aunt, Mary Jane (Ven) Cypher; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Vicki is preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; parents, Everett and Laverne; brother, Ev-erett “Skip” Olsen; and in-laws, James (Norma) Sumwalt.
A celebration of Vicki's life will be held at noon on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Vicki’s home.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

The family would like to thank the nurses on 3rd floor at St. Joseph’s Hospital and The Kathy Hospice for their tender care and compassion for Vicki.