June 26, 1957 ~ May 4, 2018

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado,
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Vikki Lynn Carleo, 60, passed away May 4, 2018. Survived by children, Lacey (Alex) Stephenson and Tony Mike Carleo; stepdaughter, Gina (Ron) Carleo-Sniff; granddaughter, Bella; father, Anthony (Joy May) Anselmo; sister, Jodi Anselmo-Spinuzzi; sister-in-law, Paula Anselmo; brother, Frank Anselmo; nieces, Jami Kuzara, Peggy Johnsen, Brittani Johnsen (Chester Winter) and Giana Anselmo; and life long best friend, Geri Gonancha. Preceded in death by mother, Peggy Haase; and nephew, Augie Anselmo. Vikki was born to Anthony and Peggy Anselmo on June 26, 1957, in Pueblo, Colo. She loved being a mom, being with family, loved all animals, shopping, Vegas, being with friends, loved life and her black berry brandy. Vikki battled cancer long and hard but the cancer did not win. God took her hand and said, 'You fought long enough.' Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to PAWS, P.O. Box 11208, Pueblo, CO 81001. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Thinking of you all. We are so so sorry for your lost. We were blessed to have known her.

    Stephanie and Paula Dionisio

  2. Dear family and friends, just wanted to say my deepest sympathies to you all. She was such a beautiful heart and sole..I loved her dearly and she will be so missed..your friend

  3. Dear family and friends, just wanted to say my deepest sympathies to you all. She was such a beautiful heart and sole..I loved her dearly and she will be so missed..

  4. To all of Vikki’s family and friends my deepest sympathies. It feels like I have lost a sister. She was and is an angel. I will miss her for ever. She made me laugh and we cried together and even though these past few years we emailed and I never met her in person, it felt like we grew up together.

    We have both been fighting the same fight and I admired her strength and how she handled everything the way that she did. Such a beautiful lady inside and out.

    She called me Vic and girlfriend and we had so many things in common.

    In one of her emails she said I would be a caregiver to all the fur babies in Heaven. We both rescued our babies and we both loved animals so much.
    Vikki is taking care of them now in Heaven and it breaks my heart that she is gone, but I knew she was in so much pain. I told her I would take her place – she was the strongest lady I have ever known.

    She told me so much about all of you and she loved you so much. Thank you for sharing this very special lady with all of us. She truly was one of a kind.

    She had been sending me music that she listened to that helped her relax and hoped it would do the same for me. She was always thinking of others. And I will listen to them many times and remember her messages.

    God Bless each of you. Rest In Peace gf. We will meet again.

  5. Dear Family and Friends of Vikki … I have many fond memories of my childhood friend! We laughed lots, had sleepovers, shared secrets, and always ate cinnamon toast for breakfast. We even stole a few cigarettes from her folks.
    Vikki was a genuine and kind soul and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. May she rest in peace.

  6. Lacey,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs my friend from your St. Joseph family.

  7. You all are in our prayers. I hope that your grief is lessened greatly in knowing that Vikki is now in heaven. Vikki was truly one of a kind.

  8. We truly love Vikki Lynn and her wonderful family. Time without her will always be missed and the time we were blessed to have with her will be cherished forever and beyond. Rest easy our precious friend! You deserve the best in God’s world with no pain.

  9. May the God of comfort give all of the family peace. Loved Vikki so much and glad she was our cousin. Again, may God comfort your hearts.

  10. Vikki I will never forget you! Especially your laugh! Thank you for always being there for me!! My condolences to you Tony, you always treated me like family! Joy May, Frank, Jodi, Lacey and Tony Mike, I just pray that the peace that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus, I am so sorry for your loss! There will never be anybody like her!

  11. You are missed, I’ll always remember you as fun, loving and witty! I know you made Heaven your home, we’ll see you again one day. My condolences to the family, Vikki was a sweetheart.

  12. Jodi and family sending you lots of love and hugs from Arizona. Words cannot express enough my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Cling to all of your precious memories. ♡

  13. Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories give you peace and comfort.

    Shannon, Nicholas, and Nikki Petek

  14. Vikki you were a good friend , and my cousin We always had a good time together and you always made me laugh . When you walked into a room you took control and made everyone feel that they were so very special .I will miss your sweet smile and gr8 sense of humor and our talks . God Bless You Vikki love you now and forever

  15. Mr Anselmo, Frank, Jodi, and all of Vikki’s family and friends,
    May Father God cover all of you with His peace and grace during this time of loss. We were all blessed by her loving spirit, laughter and grit.
    Blessings and love,

  16. Jodi I am so sorry for the lost of your sister may she Rest In Peace. You and your family our in my prayers.

  17. Jodi, and family,
    May God bless and keep you in this time of sorrow. May your memories sustain and comfort you.

  18. I will miss you my friend. We had some fun times when you lived in Vegas! You are at rest now after a long, hard battle.

  19. Vikki,
    My sweet, best friend since kindergarten, words can’t express what I feel for you. You and I shared so much through the years, I truly felt like we were sisters. I will miss you forever, but honey, I know you’re with all your loved ones in spirit. Rest sweet girl, cause in our next life we’re going to have a wonderful time!
    Always will be thinking of you,

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