Vivian Nuehring, 94, of Elkader, Iowa formerly of Farmersburg, Iowa died Friday, December 13, 2019 at Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. She was born May 18, 1925 to Ray and Lucille (Ricketts) Canoe near Pleasant Ridge, rural Monona, Iowa. She attended Swede Ridge Country School and Monona High School through the eleventh grade.
Vivan was united in marriage with Fredrick Henry Nuehring on September 30, 1942 at the Little Brown Church, Nashua, Iowa. Five children were born to this union. Vivian was primarily a homemaker for her family. She worked part-time for Leete’s Trucking and Sedelmayer Locker in Farmersburg, Iowa. Vivian enjoyed quilting and doing crafts for St. John Lutheran Church. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Vivian is survived by her children, Carol (Wiley) Tuley of Cedar Rapids, Karen (Dan) Stewart of St. Olaf and Sharon (Denny) Shurson of Florence, Arizona; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; daughter-in-law, Virginia Nuehring of Camden, Tennessee; and brother-in-law, Marlyn Nuehring of Monona, Iowa.
Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Fred in 1992; sons, Curt and Ron Nuehring; her parents and sisters, Gretta Baxter and Ellen Ferguson.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Monona, Iowa and one hour before services at the church on Wednesday.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church, Farmersburg, Iowa with Rev. Jerome Godson as the Officiant.
Burial will follow at Monona Cemetery, Monona, Iowa.
Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Monona, Iowa is helping the family with arrangements.