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Vivian Mitcheff

Vivian H. Mitcheff (Shanks)

Friday, September 25th, 1936 - Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Obituary

Vivian Helen Mitcheff, nee Shanks, age 83 of Elwood, IL, at rest peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Phillip Mitcheff. Loving mother of Natalie (Mark) Bechtold, Darrin Mitcheff, Kevin (Bridgette) Mitcheff, and the late Phillip Jr. (Tari) Mitcheff. Loving grandmother of Alec, Zachary, Isabella and Avianna. Cherished granti to Sabrina, Douglas, and Randy. Dearest gigi of Jordan, Joe, Tracey (Tom), Troy and Matt. Devoted daughter of the late Bruno and Genevieve Szczech (Shanks), nee Bafia. Dear sister of the late Sonny Shanks, Esther Bednarke, Carol (Andy) DiCharia, and Francis Shanks. Fond aunt and great aunt of many loving nieces and nephews.

Known for her love of family and friends,Vivian will be remembered for her beautiful smile, huge loving kind heart, and the loving ways she cared for people. She was a volunteer at Silver Cross Hospital for over 10 years. Vivian loved to cook for her family, spend time with her grandkids, shop with her daughter, and enjoyed traveling .

Due to current circumstances a memorial celebration of Vivian's life will be held at a later date.

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Patti, Bill & Billy

Posted at 10:40pm
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Nat Posted at 05:58pm

Thank you Patti, Bill & Billy for your thoughtfulness in planting a tree in memory of our mom Vivian. She will truly be missed. May all the trees planted in her memory live on and lift to the heavens as her spirit does.
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Bob & Margaret Mitcheff and Family

Posted at 02:30pm
Very sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so nice, and was the best dancer in the family. She will be missed. Rest in peace, Aunt Viv.
 
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Nat Posted at 05:45pm

Thank you Bob and Margaret, she will be missed dearly. And yes, she loved to dance!
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Cliff and Kimberly Mitcheff

Posted at 09:33am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Cheryl Krieger Posted at 06:11pm

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I volunteered with Vivian for 7 years. I enjoyed working with Vivian and hearing about her family. She thought so much of all of you. She always talked about the good times shared with family. She truly appreciated and cherished all of you. I will miss her very much.
 
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Nat Posted at 05:44pm

Thank you for your kind words and planting a tree in memory of our mother Vivian.
 
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Nat Posted at 05:47pm

Thank you Cliff and Kimberly for your condolences and planting a tree in mom's memory.
 
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Nat Posted at 05:49pm

Thank you for your kind words and planting a tree in memory of our mother Vivian.
 
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Nat Posted at 05:52pm

Thank you for your kind words and planting a tree in memory of our mom Vivian.
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