Vivian Maud Brown, 93 of 3107 Westhill Dr., Wausau, died Tuesday Feb. 15, 2011 at Wausau Manor Nursing Home, Wausau.
Vivian was born on June 5, 1917 in Lake Forest, IL, daughter of the late Robert E. Sandy and Emily Beacham Sandy. She married Harold W. Brown on Oct. 14, 1939 in Waukegan, IL. Harold preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1988. Vivian was also preceded in death by 1 sister and 2 brothers.
Vivian was a wonderful homemaker for most of her life and a very caring mother and grandmother. She was a resident of Waukegan, IL until Dec. 0f 2009 when she moved to Wausau. Over the years, Vivian cared for many family members and friends in their hours of need. She was especially proud of the assistance she gave a young boy, Alex, with his school work. He excelled, but unfortunately preceded Vivian in death at the age of 13.
Survivors include her daughter, Eileen (Bill) Stafford, Wausau; son, Bruce (Donna) Brown, Waukegan, IL. She is also survived by four grandchildren, David (Lynn) Stafford of Sun Prairie, Douglas Stafford of Wausau, Susan (Mike) Mitchelson of St. Paul, MN, and Bruce (Debby) Brown of Ridgefield, CT; 3 great-granddaughters, Addison, Ella and Kate Brown and 1 step great-granddaughter, Brooke Vechinski; two brothers, Reuben Sandy of Sugar Grove, IL, and Arthur (Adelaide) Sandy of Mission Vjeio, CA, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1:30P.M. -3:00P.M. Friday Feb. 18, 2011 at the Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N. Cemetery Rd., Gurnee, IL. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville, IL.
Brainard Funeral Home, Wausau, is assisting the family with arrangements.
On-line condolences may be given at www.brainardfuneral.com