2018-01-11 / Obituaries

Vivian E. Nelson


Vivian E. Nelson Vivian E. Nelson MANISTIQUE – Vivian E. Nelson, 93, of 609N Intake Park Road, Manistique, Mich.,died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Woodland Assisted Living where she had resided for the past five years.

She was born April 25, 1924, in Gulliver, Mich., the daughter of Fred and Minnie (Lindbeck) Peterson, and was a lifetime area resident. She was a graduate of Manistique High School, class of 1941.

Vivian worked as a bookkeeper for the Cloverland Creamery before joining the staff at State Savings Bank. She retired from that position and continued to enjoy the retired staff gatherings.

On April 16, 1955, Vivian married Roy G. Nelson and they made their home at Indian Lake. Roy passed away on April 15, 2007, one day short of their celebrating 52 years of marriage.

Vivian valued time spent with her large family circle and took avid interest in her relative’s activities, accomplishments, and travels.

In addition to her husband and parents, Vivian was preceded in death by her five brothers, Lawrence, Mauritz, Ed, Walter, and Clarence Peterson; and her four sisters, Elvera Holmes, Alphild Ekblad, Eleanor Peterson, and Myrtle Schnurer.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

At Vivian’s request, there will be no service. Inurnment will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Manistique.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Manistique Area Schools Foundation or to the First Baptist Church of Manistique.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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