Vivian Carol Vrieze, 72, MantorvillePublished 10:48am Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Vivian Carol Vrieze, 72, peacefully passed away at her home in Mantorville, Minn., from natural causes on Monday, April 22, 2013.
Vivian was born on Feb. 18, 1941, to Harold and Ferne (Robertson) Baker. On Dec. 23, 1966, she married Roger Allen Vrieze in Mantorville. They were blessed with four children. She worked at Mayo Clinic, IBM and spent most of her career in the treasures office at the Dodge County Courthouse. Vivian was an artist at heart. She loved to travel with her family and friends. Vivian and Roger enjoyed gardening and spending time at the lake.
She is survived by her husband Roger; four children Sheri (Craig) Allen of Owatonna, Minn., Martha (Joel) Vrieze-Morrison of Austin, Minn., Marie Vrieze-Burton of Lake Charles, La., and son Todd (Carrie) Vrieze of Mantorville; five grandchildren, R.T., Nathan, Sean, Katelyn and Ellynn; sister Sharon (Terry) Ronning and niece Molly Jo.
The celebration of life for Vivian Vrieze will be held at the First Congregational Church in Mantorville on Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. There will be an opportunity to visit the family one hour before the funeral. The burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery following the service.