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“I will never forget your ever smiling face. I feel like I lost one of my own family. May you rest in peace. God Bless You. ”
1 of 48 | Posted by: Charles Digiore - Fairfield, NJ

“R.I.P Vicki you will be missed. Lincoln North Star High School will greatly miss your smiling face as well. Graduated Lincoln North Star High...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Monique Bevenue - Okmulgee, OK

“Thought of you today. Your LNS Family misses you every day. ”
3 of 48 | Posted by: Shawnie Motschenbacher - Friend

“I worked with Vicki at Molan Bakery several years ago. My greatest memories of her will be her smile, her laugh and the feeling that your life was...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Scott Allen - Lincoln, NE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With deepest sympathies,Ron, Jo Ann, Brad, Jennifer, and the entire Brown Derby...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: Ron and Jo Ann Junge - MO

“I will always remember this beautiful girl. My Deepest Sympathy to the Family ”
6 of 48 | Posted by: Rick Sauerschell - schenectady, NY

“vicki its justin again i just had to share one of my most rememberable momments with you i was 16 and attending lincoln north star i was in a wheel...Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: justin cornish - lincoln, NE

“hey vicki i just wanted to let you know your ispiration in life now your the one i looked up to at school n the community and just life you brought...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: justin cornish - lincoln, NE

“Vicki's love for life and her family will create memories that forever blossom in the heart. May you always be comforted by God's love and the...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Deanna Brehm - Lee's Summit, MO

“We know God will be there to make sure all of you are all right. ”
10 of 48 | Posted by: Jo Maugh - Rockwall, TX

“Vicki and I had worked with some challenging students, many in less than desirable conditions. Vick was always able to come in, evalute what was...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Shawnie Motschenbacher - Lincoln, NE

“DEAR jesss and family i feel that your family is the best to all of us here in malcolm ne and i always went over check on her all im going to miss...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: GREG PLOOSTER - malcolm, NE

“My mother was sharing memories of Vicki and the Bourgs as we use to live right next door the them growing up. My deepest sympathy goes out to the...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Connie Cook-Schmiesing - Glenwood, IA

“thank you for all you did for my son while he strugled to find him self ,may you watch over all the childern you loved so much. ”
14 of 48 | Posted by: melissa smidt - lufkin, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with this wonderful family. Vicki made the world a better place. ”
15 of 48 | Posted by: Terri and Les Wiest, Connor and Caden - MO

“Very few officers have had the skill of communication and connection with high school students that was evident with Ofc. Bourg. The students...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: 249 - Friend

“Vicki was one of the first people I saw when I woke up after my seizure at school. And she always asked how I was doing afterwards for the remaining...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Michelle Sheldon - Lincoln, NE

“To Jesse and The Bourg Family, My deepest sympathy to all of you for the early passing of Vicki. What a wonderful woman she was. She is one of the...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Vadra Stutzman - Lincoln, NE

“So sorry for your loss, just wanted to let you know that Vicki was an amazing person-my daughter was a North Star Student and struggled with some...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Chris Hartley - Lincoln, NE

“I did not know Vicki but sounds like she was an amazing person. I do know the Roberts family. I surely am thinking of Vicki's family at this time. ...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Vana Rogers - Waverly, NE

“Dear Dale, Linda and family, I was so sorry to read about the loss of your daughter Vicki. From all the many articles I have read she must have been...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: Marylou Weseman Horsham - Wahoo, NE

“Dear Jesse, Dale, Linda, Brendon, Liz and family;Vicki truly touched many hearts and lives, and it's hard to imagine the world without her, but it is...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Jon & Dianne Botsch - Doniphan, NE

“Dale, Linda, Brendon and Jesse, We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Vicki and know that her loss created a void that can never be filled....Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Ron and Patty Heinicke - Olathe, KS

“When Nancy was asked to make the move to North Star I knew she would need an SRO who would compliment her style with kids. Someone who could be...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: John J. Becker - lincoln, NE

“shes in a better place ”
25 of 48 | Posted by: ole buck police garage ret - NE

“Rest well, Vicki. You were a truly incredible person. The world is diminished with your passing. ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: Gordon Harrod - Malcolm, NE

“Although I never worked on the same shift with Vicki at LPD, reading what everyone else has written truly says it all about the kind of person she...Read More »
27 of 48 | Posted by: Pat Howell - Cambridge, NE

“Dale,Linda and family, Roger and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Vicki must have been a very special person...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: karen trautwein - lincoln, NE

“I am so sorry you have lost Vicki. She was so brave all these years. It warms my heart to hear all the wonderful things people say about her. She...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Pat Mahan - Lincoln, NE - friend

“"Merles" in Emerald - one of you & jesse's favorite places to come eat, alone or with family & friends. You are a part of each one of us there. We...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: "merles" girls - b

“Butch & Linda: We are sorry at the loss of your daughter. We did not know her, but she must have been a beautiful person. GOD rest her soul. ...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: Richard & Karen Noel - Lincoln, NE

“May the good lord enjoy every moment with you bless and keep you. ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: Chuck Craig - Lincoln, NE

“I remember admiring Vicki's artwork that represented the Malcolm High School Class of 1988. She always had a kind word for everyone and a positive...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: Heather Stewart - Denton, NE

“Vicki, You were a wonderful person. I remember many days of talking to you in the halls of North Star. You brought a lightness and positive...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Olivia Wills - Lincoln, NE

“Vicki, You will be missed greatly by our family. The advice you gave our kids as they came into North Star and then graduated was timeless! Your...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Michael & Karie Barrett - Lincoln, NE

“You will be missed. ”
36 of 48 | Posted by: Gary & Christle Kluck - Raymond, NE

“Driving to Branched Oak was always a great experience because of the stops we made in Malcolm to visit the Bourg's. Vicki you were a great friend...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Ron Wittler - St Louis, MO

“You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Vicki was always a spark of light and had a drive and determination that was admired by...Read More »
38 of 48 | Posted by: Laura McKlem Cook - Yakima, WA

“Our sympathy goes out to the Bourg family. There are no words to ease the pain at the lose of a child. She will be missed. We will always remember...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs Dorrance Fazel - NE

“I worked with Vicki for just a short time as a dispatcher and LOVED her personality and vigor for life. Her spirit came through the radio...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Jen - lincoln, NE - dispatcher

“I am praying for all of you during this tough time. In the few short years I was able to spend time around Vicki, it didn't take long to see what a...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Tricia (Tucker) Coon

“My heart goes out to your entire family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers!! ”
42 of 48 | Posted by: Bonnie Hitch - Lincoln, NE

“I remember with fondness the friendly girl who worked summers at Harris Labs. When I ran into Vicki later at North Star I was impressed to see that...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Alan Dzerk and Alice Reed

“Oh Vicki! Your parents raised you well. Your love for life will always be remembered. Your love for people from all walks of life made you...Read More »
44 of 48 | Posted by: Angela Solano - Tampa, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
45 of 48 | Posted by: Jackie Langdon Moline - Lincoln, NE

“It is a sad day on earth when we lose such a precious treasure. Heaven has gained our Angel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Julie Larson (Hanson) and Family - NE

“Linda, Dale and family: I am so sorry to read about Vicki's passing. I don't have the words to express how sorry I am. She sounds like she lead her ...Read More »
47 of 48 | Posted by: Barbara Scranton - Lincoln, NE

“It's amazing the impact a person can make on you in a short amount of time. Vicki did just this, and I will remember her always. ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Amy Fisher - Lincoln, NE

Vicki Ann Bourg, 40, of Malcolm, NE, died on January 24, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. She approached cancer with the same determination that she approached every challenge in her life, continuing to love, work, and play. She was born October 10, 1970; and died in the same home where, as a newborn, she was brought home from the hospital. Vicki married her long-time love, Jesse Roberts, on November 27, 2010, in the Garden Room at BryanLGH West Medical Center.

Vicki was an LPD Resource Officer with North Star High School. She was a graduate of Malcolm High School and Central Missouri State University. Vicki received numerous commendations in her career with Lincoln Police Department, including Field Training Officer of the Year Award (2001), the Life Saving Award (1999), as well as the Exceptional Duty Award (2009), where she was commended for her “proactive approach by building relationships of trust and open communication with the North Star students and their friends.”

Vicki was not only a talented and courageous law enforcement officer, but also a gifted pastry chef, a licensed glider pilot, co-owner of the Bar Star Ranch (which she meticulously landscaped), and horse and dog lover. Vicki was a tireless advocate for other cancer victims, and championed compassionate treatment and care for cancer survivors.

Vicki was consistently the instigator of fun, and loved entertaining and gathering people together for celebrations of every kind, including an annual ranch hayrack ride on her birthday, as well as annual Halloween costume parties. She had boundless creativity, and delighted in decorating for all holidays, making her own Christmas cards, and enjoying leatherwork.

Vicki is survived by husband, Jesse J. Roberts, of Malcolm; her parents, Dale and Linda Bourg, of Springfield, Missouri; and brother and sister-in-law, Brendon and Liz Bourg, nephew, Cole, and niece, Brooke; Jesse’s parents, Floyd “Buster” and Judy Roberts, Jesse’s brother, Will and sister-in-law, Ashley Roberts, nephews, Braden and Grayson Roberts, all of Ashland; as well as countless extended family, friends, coworkers, and North Star Students whom she loved and who loved her.

As a final illustration of her compassion for others, Vicki’s final words were: “Will you be all right?”

Memorial service to be held at Lincoln North Star High School, 5801 N. 33rd St. on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Vicki Bourg Scholarship Fund for Lincoln North Star Students, c/o People’s Choice Federal Credit Union, 2500 “N” Street, Lincoln, NE 68510.

Online guestbook may be signed at