Details for Vivian O. Butke

Vivian O. Butke, age 88, of Janesville died Friday, December 22, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. She was born on November 4, 1929 in Sugar Creek, Walworth County, WI, the daughter of Edward and Alma (Waltman) Bass. Vivian married Kenneth G. Butke on April 7, 1951 in Elkhorn. He died on January 16, 2009. She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and enjoyed playing canasta, puzzles, crossword puzzles and reading. Vivian is survived by her daughters, Dianne (Ron) Bartz of Rockford, IL and Donna (John) Gordon of Surprise, AZ ; grandsons, Ryan and Danny Bartz both of Rockford, IL; brother, Edward (Marion) Bass of Elkhorn; sister, Shirley (Bob) Riese of Whitewater; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Daniel Decker officiating. Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call on Wednesday from 12 Noon until the time of service at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Schneider Funeral home & Crematory is assisting the family. For online obituary and registry: