Vivien Esther (1925 - 2007)
Surnames: BLOOM WILFORD AYER MERTENS DALLMANN GIPP
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 01/13/2007
Bloom, Vivien Esther (1925 - 2007)
Unity, Wis. - Vivien Esther Bloom, 81, of Unity died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity. The Rev. Dale Wilford will officiate. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brad Ayer, Kurt Mertens, Eric Mertens, Jim Dallmann, Corey Gipp and Tyler Bloom.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Community Funeral Home, Colby, and from 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the church in Unity.
Vivien was born May 23, 1925, near Unity to John W. and Signe Johnson. She graduated from Unity, Wis. High School. Vivien was married to Roy Justman, who preceded her in death, and then was married to Leo Bloom on Jan. 5, 1955. He preceded her in death March 9, 1995. They ran a grocery store in Unity until 1968. They bought the Redwood Supper Club in 1970 and operated it for several years until they retired. Vivien then worked for the Unity and Colby schools, where she enjoyed working with her kids and teachers. She was a past president of the village of Unity. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was president of WELCA.
She is survived by her children, Susan (Don) Gipp of Tripoli; Ronald (Judy) Bloom of Alpharetta, Ga., and Dennis (Pam) Bloom of Stillwater, Minn.; her grandchildren, Corey Gipp, Tyler Bloom and Holly Bloom; her great-grandchildren, Hunter Gipp and Olivia Gipp, and her sisters, Verna Dallmann of Unity and Eileen Dallmann of Holcome.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, and one brother, Walter Johnson.
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