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Vivian Golly 104, of Bridgewater

Vivian Madge Golly was born June 28, 1916, the daughter of Walter W. and Goldie Jane (Snider) Bissell in Zearing, Iowa. She passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Corning Specialty Care in Corning, Iowa, at the age of 104.

Vivian was raised in rural Zearing and graduated from Zearing High School in 1933. She was united in marriage to Earnest Lee Golly on July 2, 1935, in Zearing, Iowa. To this union three children were born: Joann, Robert and Lois.

Vivian worked for the Nebraska School for the Deaf in Omaha for many years and was a homemaker. She was an excellent seamstress, loved gardening, her flowers and attended church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest Golly; son, Robert Golly; sister, Marion Golly; and four brothers, Albert, Dale, Lyle and Fred Bissell.

She is survived by her two daughters, Jo Ann Chafa of Greenfield, and Lois Nolan of Corning; thirteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; fourteen great great grandchildren; two great great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

No services will be held.  The Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle is in charge of the professional arrangements.
















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