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Vivian Friedman

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Vivian R. Friedman
Evansville, Ind.
Vivian R. Friedman, 65, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway. She was born August 7, 1947, in Shanghai, China, to the late Ernst and Eva (Hermann) Schlittner.
She grew up in New York City and graduated from George Washington High School. She moved to Evansville in 1990, but remained a true New Yorker at heart. She will be loved forever and dearly missed.
Vivian is survived by her husband of 35 years, William Friedman, of Evansville; daughters, Eva Kaplan, of Evansville, and Melissa (Whit) Hyde, of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Daniel and Rebecca Kaplan, of Evansville, and Emma and Sarah Hyde, of Dallas, Texas; brother, George (Joanie) Schlittner, of Tinton Falls, N.J.; nephew, Timothy Schlittner, of Washington, D.C.; and her beloved feline companion, Baxter Friedman.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Deaconess Gateway Heart Hospital for their extraordinary care and services. The family would also like to thank Dr. Frederick Wallasch for his extraordinary care and compassion.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013, in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the or Vanderburgh Humane Society. Condolences may be made online at

Published in Courier Press on Feb. 22, 2013
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