Vicki Berkstresser Buchanan, 71, retired from Brookwood Elementary School

Vicki Berkstresser Buchanan, 71, of Virginia Beach, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

Born in California, she retired from the Virginia Beach City Public Schools after 20 years. She worked for many years as a teacher at Brookwood Elementary School, where she developed many lasting friendships. She was known for her dry wit and love of animals.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Barbara Berkstresser.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Brianne Buchanan (Mickey); grandchildren, Bryer and Griffin Kalavsky; sister, Bobbi Gunn; niece, Robyn Dean, and her family; and nephew, Allen Gunn, and his family.

The family wishes to thank two of her neighbors, Ginger and Lori, for many years of support and friendship. They also wish to express their gratitude to Kings Grant House and their staff for their exceptional care.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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