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Victoria Mary Dobrin Laramee
“Bye all! I just wanted to let all my wonderful friends know I am off on my next adventure. I am meeting up with the Love of my life Bill; my youngest daughter, Terry; and my brother Ted. I will miss all of you but know I am always there in you hearts as you have been in mine, Carol, we have always had a special relationship and we have made some wonderful memories. I love you more than you will ever know, and I can’t say it enough but thank you for all you have done for me, especially over the last couple of years. I know it wasn’t easy, but I also know I wasn’t easy either. “E pili ma una pomaida’l ia ‘oe. Aloha Wau la ‘oe.” May blessings ever be with you. Goodbye I love you.
Victoria Mary Dobrin Laramee passed on October 7, 2021. Vicki was born on May 5, 1934, in Youngstown, Ohio to Teodore and Maria Pirtea. She had one biological brother, Teodore Jr. who passed in 1999. Vicki was adopted at birth her loving parents Vasile and Victoria Dobrin. Vicki’s biological and adoptive parents were from Romania a heritage that she was very proud of. Vicki remained fluent in speaking, writing, and reading Romanian. When Vicki was 10 years old, she and her parents moved to California. Growing up Vicki had a love for her horses where she would ride and competed in races and won multiple medals and trophies.
Vicki graduated in 1951 from Chaffey High School (Fontana, California) and graduated from cosmetology school when she was 18. While working in her mother’s hair salon through a client she met the love of her life William Earl Laramee. They were married January 17, 1953. Theirs was a love story for the ages and they were able to enjoy 52 years of marriage on this earth. Their union brought two beautiful daughters into this world, Carol Lynn Laramee Thornhill (Daniel) and Terry Ann Laramee. Vicki loved spending time with her husband and family, traveling in their camper, fishing, deer hunting and especially loved her annual trip to Kona, Hawaii. Vicki loved to travel and take cruises; she was always willing to go anytime to anywhere. She loved to sew, do crafts, shop, and had a natural talent for growing anything, and loved to tend to her beautiful garden and yard.
Vicki worked at the Internal Revenue Service Center in Ogden and made many friends who she loved with all her heart and remained close with until her passing.
Vicki is preceded in death by her parents, loving husband William Earl Laramee (2005), youngest daughter Terry Ann Laramee (1999), brother Teodore Jr. Pirtea (1999). She is survived by her daughter Carol Lynn Laramee Thornhill (Daniel), her three grandchildren Lex Laramee Cassiere, Tara Lynn Thornhill Smith (Michael), and Jacob Laramee Thornhill, and four great grandchildren Maddison Smith, Gaige Smith, Lex Conner Cassiere and Jackson Cassiere.
Vicki and her family would also like to thank the staff at Sunridge Assisted Living. You were a part of our family, and she loved each one of you.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Best Friends Animal Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation of Utah.
Arrangements under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary.
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Carol, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I have fond memories of your parents in Jobies and your Mom in Eastern Star. From the obituary she lived a long and happy life. Hope you and your family are doing okay. Shanna Minert
Shanna Minert Oct 18 2021 11:50 AM
Dearest Carol, you, Dan and family have our deep sympathy for the loss of your mother. Our prayers, thoughts and hugs are always with you all..
Mac and Cathy McMillen Oct 17 2021 7:15 PM
We Iove and will miss you very much, Vicki until we meet again in the afterlife. I'll remember the good times we had together shopping, eating out and just visiting at the house. Rest in peace and say hello to Bill and Terry for us. God Bless Carol, Dan, Tara and Jacob in their time of need. Love, Donna and Duane
Donna Riley Oct 16 2021 12:34 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Victoria Laramee
Elizabeth Oct 15 2021 12:26 AM
Carol and family, we adored your mom. She was our neighbor but more importantly our friend. She had a knack for conversation and had a great listening ear. She was always encouraging and honest. Vicki taught me firsthand how to make crepes, and passed on the BEST cobbler recipe which she happily shared her nectarines for using. We enjoyed her and loved her dearly.
Golding’s Oct 13 2021 2:47 PM
Carol and family - I am so sorry for your loss, your mom/grandmother was truly kind and loving and will be greatly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers and you navigate this difficult time.
Lee Tansock Oct 12 2021 3:06 PM
Oh I'm so sorry to hear of her passing ! Vicki and I had lots of conversation and laughter she was so fun to talk to always going here and there she definitely went to lots of places . Carol your mom was a blast she will be missed . May god bless you ! Love Debbie Thompson Augustine ♥️♥️
Debbie Augustine Oct 10 2021 5:07 PM
Carol and family, I enjoyed many laughs with Vicki while I worked for her. She was such a sweet lady. She will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Polley
Polley Meadows Oct 10 2021 6:36 AM