Obit: Schutte, Vivian Agnes (1920 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schutte, Lightfoot, Durst, Scholze, Sieg, Marg, Kurasz, Biebert

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/06/2015

Schutte, Vivian Agnes (2 December 1920 - 29 April 2015)

Vivian A. Schutte 94, of Neillsville died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Stoney River Assisted Living in Marshfield.

Vivian Agnes Durst was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Fairchild, the daughter of Leroy and Jane (Lightfoot) Durst. She graduated from Fairchild High School in 1938 and went on to beauty school. She was united in marriage Sept. 28, 1940, to Henry Schutte. Vivian worked at the IGA for many years but found a great love in volunteering. She gave of her time to The Highground, Hospital Auxiliary, Grey Ladies, and to her church, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she served on the altar guild and Ladies Aid. Vivian loved to do crafts, quilting, going fishing up north and traveling the U. S. with her husband.

Vivian was very close to her family, including her sons, Eugene (Joye) Schutte of White Bear Lake, MN, and Dennis (Linda) Schutte of Marshfield; three grandchildren: Nathan (Lindsey) Schutte of Woodbury, MN, Joshua (Andrea) Schutte of Burke, VA, and Nicholas (Heather) Schutte of Pensacola Beach, FL; and three great-grandchildren, Drew, Owen and Elise. She is also survived by a brother, Raymond Durst of Fairchild; two sisters, Leone Scholze of Black River Falls, and Ella Jean Scholze of Rudolph; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers: Virgil, Neil, James and Ivan; and sisters: Ethel, Eva, Dorothy and Betty.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Timothy Biebert officiated. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Honorary casketbearers are: Don Schutte, Marvin Schutte, Darwin Curst, Bernard Sieg, Bob Durst and Ron Scholze. Casketbearers were: Russell Marg, Ken Durst, Ed Kurasz and Jerry Scholze.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Vivian’s family with funeral arrangements.



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