Vivian A. Flood

Nov. 27, 1936 - April 3, 2012

Vivian A. Flood, a longtime New Berlin resident, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at the age of 75. Vivian was born in Portland, Maine, on Nov. 27, 1936, the daughter of the late Alfred and Marie (nee Bellefontaine) LaBrecque.

Vivian loved her family and they always came first. She was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed watching over her bird feeders in the yard. Vivian worked for many years at Northview Home in Waukesha as a nursing assistant and retired when Northview closed.

Vivian was the beloved wife of the late William Flood Sr. She is survived by her children, William Jr., Stephen (Donna), Michael (Aloma) and Susan McGavock. Vivian is also survived by a sister, Jacqueline; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Michael J. McGavock, and a sister, Genevieve.

A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Friday, April 6, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

Vivian is loved and will be deeply missed by her children, grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.