Vivian Tessie Williams, age 90, of 209 Wisconsin Avenue, Gladstone, passed away Sunday morning October 23, 2011 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she currently was residing.
Vivian was born October 24, 1920 in Escanaba the daughter of George and Margaret (Melbarg) Burke. She was a lifelong resident of Delta County.
Vivian worked for many years at St. Francis Hospital when it was located on South 14th Street in Escanaba. She worked in the Hospital Chapel and she had many fond memories of her work there.
Vivian was a member of the All Saints Church in Gladstone. She had a love of knitting and most of the items she had made were given to friends and family. Her hobbies included camping and being outdoors with her family.
Children: Ronald (Yolanda) Masta of Poteet, TX
Betty (Jack) Majestic of Gladstone
Louis Williams of Cornell, MI
Otis (Linda) Williams of Gladstone
Theresa Adams of Escanaba
Patricia (Joe) King of Escanaba
Michael Williams of Escanaba
John (Diane) Williams of Riverland area
Brother: Thomas Burke of Nebraska
Sister: Kathy Burke of Escanaba
Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to parents, her husband, Louis, preceded her in death on October 8, 1997, Vivian was also preceded in death by: