1955–20 12 “I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see him with my own eyes – I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me!”
– Job 19:25
MISSOULA – Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Vivian grew up in Columbus, married at age 18, lived in Meadville, Pa.; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Billings and Missoula.
She and Larry were married for 39 years, and co-photographed the book, “Montana Mining Ghost Towns.” In Billings Vivian worked for some years at the desk of the American Red Cross. In Missoula she served as the Salvation Army welfare caseworker for two-and-a-half years and was a volunteer at the Missoula Food Bank and St. Patrick Hospital as well as playing keyboard for the music team at the Nazarene Church.
Vivian is survived by her husband Larry; their daughter Eileen Mae (Melinda Sue) Wright and grandchildren Jensen and Devon Bradley; her brother Scott Lent; and half sister Joyce Conner.
Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Nazarene Church at 2339 26th Ave.