Obituary-Vicki L. Simpson

Vicki L. Simpson, age 75, a Concordia resident, left this earthly life on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at her residence in Concordia.  She was born on April 24, 1948 in Concordia, KS to Parmer and Joan (Earley) Heller, Jr.

She attended Concordia High School.

Vicki married Ricky Simpson April 24th 1999.

Vicki worked as cook at Mount Joseph Senior Village and the Senior Citizens Center, and at the American Legion all located in Concordia, Kansas.

Vicki was a charter member of the American Legion Riders and was instrumental in beginning the 9-11 Heroes Tribute Weekend in Concordia.  She was a member of Cloud County Ducks Unlimited, American Legion Auxiliary, and donated many years and time to putting on events through the legion and one that she enjoyed the most was the Toy run.

She enjoyed painting, gambling, spending time with family, cracking jokes, taking care of others and of course had an infinite amount of love for Elvis Presley. Vicki was known for her ability to make anyone laugh and to dance anytime music came on. Vicki would give the shirt off her back to anyone in need and had a heart of gold. Vicki had a good relationship with God and anytime you saw her she was wearing an Angel pin on her shirt. Her family is comforted in knowing that she is in Heaven holding her little boy Pewee and catching up with all her loved ones that were taken too soon.

Vicky is survived by her husband, Ricky, Concordia; daughters, Jenny Wessling (Jeff), Beloit & Penny Nease, Concordia; son, Brandon Ramburger(Sara), Emporia; grandchildren, Amber Peters; Beloit, Britany Robinson; Beloit, Sabrina Robinson; Hays, Dallas Nease; Florida, Deserae Nease; Colorado, and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Parmer and Joan Heller, Jr. Son, Anthony Pewee, sisters, Penny DeWitt, Susan (Sue) Ramsey & Kathy Heller & brothers, Barry, Mickey & Clayton Heller.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with Kristi Arasmith officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia.  Visitation will be Wednesday, August 9, 2023 from 1-8 pm with the family greeting friends from 6-7 pm all at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to donate to the 911 tribute Heroes weekend fund. You can make checks payable to 911 tribute. For online condolences, please visit

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