Vivian L. Wilson

Apr 8, 2021
Wilson, Vivian


Private family services will be held     


4:00 - 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo      




May be directed to the family


Vivian L. Wilson, 75, of Hudson, died on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at home.

Vivian was born on March 12, 1946 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, daughter of Willard and Marion (Doran) Horton. 

Vivian married Kenneth M. Wilson, Sr. on April 14, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island. 

She had worked at ServiceMaster, and in housekeeping at St. Francis Hospital and at the Holiday Inn in Cedar Falls. 

Vivian attended Crossroads Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden. She was very hardworking her whole life. She had a very giving heart. Family was everything to her. 

Survived by her husband, Kenneth Wilson Sr. of Hudson; two sons, Ken Wilson Jr. of Allison and Marc (Valerie) Wilson of Waterloo; three grandchildren, Kenneth Morris (Katie) Wilson III of Waterloo, Laura (Ryan) Sharp of Texas and Lisa (John) Crain of Washburn; five great-grandchildren; sister, Kathy Gross of Bucksport, Maine; and brother, David (Marty) Gasper of Belgrade, Montana. 

Preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Hillard Gross.

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  1. Tiffany Britton | Apr 11, 2021
    My grandmother worked with Vivian at Holiday Inn in Cedar Falls for several years. She was always the kindest person whenever my grandmother, my mom, my brother, and I saw her. We loved Vivian like she was a part of our family. She was an amazing person. Condolences from Marian "Big Red" Brown, LeRoy Brown ,Jean Britton, Tiffany Britton, and Brett Britton.
  2. Paula Cole | Apr 11, 2021
    I worked with Vivian at St. Francis/Covenant in Waterloo for many years.  She was a GEM!!  My condolences to her entire family.

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