Vivian E. Vetter, 89

Vivian E. Vetter, 89, of the town of Scott, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at Ivy Manor in Campbellsport. 

She was born on June 12, 1922, in her grandparentís home in the town of Scott, the daughter of the late Arthur and Martha (Hintz) Staege, and on Sept. 14, 1940, she was united in marriage to Leland Vetter at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott. Leland preceded Vivian in death on Jan. 7, 1992. 

Vivian was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott and the Ladies Guild. Some of her favorite past times included word search games, playing Yahtzee, embroidering towels and picking out hickory nuts. Vivian loved her grandchildren, gardening, cooking and enjoyed an occasional trip to the casino. She will be deeply missed by her family and by all who knew her. 

Those Vivian leaves behind to cherish her memory include eight children, Gerald (Carol) Vetter of Beechwood, Dennis (Jeanette) Vetter of Iron River, Dale Vetter of Beechwood, Jeaneen (John) Kudek of Kewaskum, Gloria (Joseph) Boden of Black River Falls, Gelane (Carl) Firme of Sun Prairie, Elaine (Frank) Poos of Beechwood and Diane (Jack) Jaeger of Campbellsport; 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

In addition to her husband and parents, Vivian was preceded in death by two sisters, Veila (Ruben) Vetter and Virginia "Ginny" (Armin) Oppermann; a brother, Vernon (Inez) Staege; a grandson, Joseph Boden Jr. and a brother-in-law, Raymond (Lillian) Vetter. 

Funeral services for Vivian will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott. The Rev. Kurt Ziemann will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from noon until the time of service. 

Memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church are appreciated by the family. 

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Vivianís arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at

The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Ivy Manor and Heartland Hospice for the tender care provided to Vivian, to Pastor Ziemann for all his prayers and visits and to Zeke for his songs.