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Vivian G. Smith

July 24, 1925 - May 31, 2016

Vivian G. Smith

Obituary

Vivian G. Smith, 90, of Harvard, Illinois passed away peacefully, Tuesday afternoon, May 31, 2016 at her farm in Harvard, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 24, 1925, in Belvidere to William and Gladys (Pundt) Armbruster.

Vivian was a book keeper and a farmer. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary for many years. She was also a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Belvidere and the Women of the Moose in Harvard.

Vivian loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her hobbies included cards, puzzles and flower gardening. She also enjoyed bird watching.

Vivian is survived by her children, Dona (Darryll) Russell, Wayne (Elaine) Smith, Dale (Connie) Smith; grandchildren, Angela Nicol, Brian Russell, Ryan Russell, Kristina (Chrisopher) Nacke, Stephanie Smith, Shawna Smith, Crystal (Brace) Weeks, and Ashley (Wesley) Firlick. She is also survived by eight great grandchildren, Elyanna and Paxton Nicol, Jeremiah Russell, Brookelynn and Katelynn Weeks, Conner, Olivia, and Avery Firlick.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Merle; brothers, William, Robert, and John Armbruster; and a sister in infancy.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 3, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 with Reverend Muriel Morley Jahn officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service. Interment will be at Highland Garden of Memories. Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, American Heart Association, or Capron Rescue Squad. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.andersonfcs.com.

Service Schedule

Friday, June 3, 2016
9:30 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service.

Friday, June 3, 2016
11:00 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 3, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 with Reverend Muriel Morley Jahn officiating.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Highland Garden of Memories

Interment will be at Highland Garden of Memories.

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