Vicki Lynn Sandberg was born June 26, 1964, in Granger, Utah, to William James and Delores Clark Sandberg. She passed away at home on April 14, 2023, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer, in the loving care of her family. Vicki was the oldest of four children. She moved to the Midwest with her family and spent her childhood in Iowa. She returned to Utah with her family when she was in 9th grade and graduated from Taylorsville high school in 1982.
Vicki deeply loved her family. As the oldest child, she was ever protective of her siblings. Her fierce loyalty to her parents, brother and sisters never wavered. Her generosity knew no bounds. One of her greatest qualities was quietly seeing to the needs of others, especially her parents. Vicki was known for her dedicated and decisive nature and her fun-loving way. She was respected and loved by all who knew her. Vicki worked hard and played hard.
Shortly after graduation, Vicki went to work for Sweet Candy Company. She spent 41 years with the company. She started on the chocolate packing line and advanced to be the Director of Supply Chain. The owners and her coworkers at Sweet were her second family. It was Vicki's nature to pour all of herself into whatever she did, and her job was no exception. She loved her work.
Vicki married Andy Negrette on April 21, 1988. She was a true partner in her support of Andy in building his concrete company. She was the wind beneath his wings in all of life and throughout all the ups and downs of the construction industry.
Vicki was naturally athletic, enjoying track, softball, and water sports. On the boat at Lake Powell and around her pool at home, she built strong bonds with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. Summer barbecues were always at Vic's house. She was a world-class cook and loved preparing special dishes for all occasions. Wonderful food was one of Vicki's favorite ways of showing her love to those she cared about. She was a diehard Ute fan, held season tickets for many years, and loved tailgating with family and friends.
Vicki is survived by her husband, parents, brother Jim (Valerie), sisters Cindy (Bryon Wixom) and Christy (Wayne Palmer), nieces, nephews, and great-niece.
She will be interred at Memorial Estates on old Bennion hill.
To honor Vicki's memory, there will be a viewing and celebration of her of her life on May 1, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at Anderson and Sons Mortuary, Lone Peak Chapel (6141 W 11000 N, Highland, UT), All who knew Vicki are invited to attend and join in remembering the beautiful person she was and will always be.