Althea M. Vik
Althea M. Vik, 88, of 233 Camp St., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at home with her family.
She was born March 12, 1926, in Butler, N.J., a daughter of the late Orrie and Rose Schultz Hoover.
She was a graduate of Jamestown High School, and a lifelong resident of Jamestown.
She had worked at Marlin Rockwell Corporation during World War II and after her children were grown, she had a cleaning service in local law firms.
She was a member of the Pentecostal church her en-tire life and a member of the Zion Tabernacle for many years. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and was an avid collector of snowmen.
She is survived by her daughter: Marilyn (Michael) Town of Ellington; a son, Kevin (Darla) Vik of Bemus Point; six grandchildren: David (Lynette) Johnson II, Brandy Lindblade (Gregory Messere), Kevin D. (Lucy), Ryan (Anna), Andrew and Cole Vik; four great-grandchildren: Ashley Johnson, Shawn and Michael Lindblade and Morgan Vik; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Abbey, which she referred to as “precious little thing,”
She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Roy Vik, whom she married Dec. 11, 1946, and passed away Oct. 31, 2007; a daughter: Sharon Fleming on June 24, 2013; a sister: Margaret Hoover Drake on May 25, 2005; and a brother, Orrie Hoover Jr. on March 1, 2010.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert E. Reeves, pas-tor of the Zion Tabernacle, will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Zion Tabernacle, 142 Foote Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Althea at www.lindfuneralhome. com.