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Vivian May

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 3:33 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Vivian A. May, 93, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born Oct. 14, 1919, in rural Tiskilwa, she was the daughter of Earl and Eathel (Elliot) Miller.

She graduated from Princeton High School in 1937. She was a lifelong homemaker and also worked at Harper-Wyman, retiring after 26 years. On Sept. 30, 1939, she married Glenn May in Princeton. He died on March 26, 1969.

She was a leader in Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and 4-H when her children were young. She volunteered at the food pantry, delivered Meals on Wheels, and was a member of the Bureau County Home Extension and Christ Community Church, formerly First Baptist Church in Princeton.

Vivian is survived by four children, Sandra (Bill) Brown, Jack (Jacki) May, Janice (Larry) Isaacson and Dan (Bettie Jo) May, all of Princeton; nine grandchildren, Gary Husser of Indiana, Brenda Rolsing of Quincy, Cory Husser of Colorado, Matt (Stacey) May of Princeton, Glenn (Lisa) May of Colorado, Lori (Bill) Clark of Princeton, John (Elizabeth) Isaacson of Princeton, Brad (Sue) May of Peru, Eric (Christine) May of Shorewood; one stepgrandson, Jared (Heather) Sheppard of Colorado; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Roger Glenn in infancy; one stepgrandson, Brett Sheppard; and one sister and three brothers.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Brian Strom officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery, Princeton.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service, beginning at 10 a.m.

Memorials may be directed to Christ Community Church.

Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

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