Vickie Lee Van Liew

Vickie Lee Van Liew, 75, of Dimondale, died peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2022, in her home with her daughter by her side. Vickie was born March 4, 1947, in Lansing, the daughter of Elmer Archie and Althea Ruth (Strieter) Steele. She graduated from Everett High School in 1965. Vickie married the love of her life, Jerry Van Liew, on May 18, 1968. Vickie was an active member of the local Moose Lodge and Easter Seals and enjoyed time spent out to dinner with family and friends. She and Jerry went on numerous cruises all throughout the world. She was a huge MSU fan, holding season tickets for both football and basketball. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and going to the movies, and doting on her dog and her granddaughter.
Vickie is survived by her daughter, Michelle Van Liew of Grand Rapids and her granddaughter, Holly Hewartson, as well as her dog, Toby. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry in 2008, her mother in 1999, and her father in 1997.
Friends are encouraged to support Vickie’s family by attending services or sharing memories on her tribute page at Visitation is from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church of Dimondale with Pastor Scott Crane officiating. Interment will take place in Dimondale Cemetery. The funeral will be webcast so you may watch it from any computer, smartphone, or mobile device that has internet access. Go to, click on Vickie’s tribute, then click on Photos and Videos from your computer (or Media from your smart phone). If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to First Presbyterian Church of Dimondale or Mooseheart. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.