Pamela (Pam) Thacker, 63, passed away in her sleep at home and went to meet her parents and grandparents on May 23, 2013, after a long illness of end-stage kidney disease, congestive heart failure and respiratory complications. Pam was born August 12, 1949 in Roosevelt, Utah to Bert L. Angus and Ila Lee Kump. She spent her childhood in Vernal, UT and graduated from Uintah High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Acel Thacker, on July 7, 1967 and they were later sealed in the Logan Utah Temple on July 26, 1968. They lived in Provo and Woods Cross, Grangeville, ID; Holyoke, CO; Tukwilla, WA; Springfield, OR; Chowchilla, CA; Arnold, MD; Brookings, OR; Ft. Grant, AZ; Willmar, MN; and Boise, ID.
Pam was an excellent cook, creative seamstress and machine knitter, and wonderful mother. She was an active member of the LDS Church serving in the nursery, Cub Scouts, Young Women, and Relief Society.
Pam is survived by her husband, Acel, of Boise, ID; daughter, Trasi (David) Kristensen of Bellevue, WA; son Acel Cameron (Shawna) of Haxtun, CO; daughter Bridget (Will) Sisney of Glendale, AZ; and daughter Courtney (Ian) Kirkpatrick of Boise, ID. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, brother Lynn (Sharon) Angus of Dry Fork, UT; sister Joyce (Bill) Huff of Provo, UT; and sister Annette (Jerry) Morris of Vernal, UT; parents-in-law Dale (Marilyn) Thacker of Alpine, UT; sister-in-law Nancy (Wally) Goddard of Little Rock, AR; sister-in-law Susan (Ed) Hamm of Alpine, UT; brother-in-law Alan (Wendy) Thacker of Ogden, UT; and sister-in-law Lori (Phil) Hermanson of Cedar City, UT and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Goddard LDS Chapel at 8620 W. Goddard Rd., Boise, ID, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. and graveside services at 12:30 p.m. at the Dry Creek Cemetery. The family wishes to thank all those who have provided food, assistance, and offers of consolation during this difficult time. She touched others for good.