Born Aug. 22, 1963, in Portsmouth, she was the daughter of the late John and Winifred Bliss Rockwell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, Mike Vanco.
Kim was a lab technician at Pleasant Valley Hospital and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Kim was very active in the Ariel Theater and with the Girl Scouts. She also had been active in the Portsmouth Little Theater.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Renee Vanco of Gallipolis; three brothers, John (Linda) Rockwell of Dallas, Texas, Ronald (Fran) Rockwell of Columbus, and Vernon Rockwell of Columbus; one sister, Karen Rockwell of Gallipolis; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home, 810 Second Ave., Gallipolis. Burial will follow in Mound Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.