Born: Dec. 27, 1928; in Bronx, NY
Died: Aug. 4, 2014; in DeKalb, IL
Vivian Waltsak, age 85, of DeKalb, died Monday, August 4, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving daughters.
She was born on December 27, 1928, in Bronx, New York. The daughter of John and Estelle (Grasser) Waltsak.
Vivian was a professional model, gardening enthusiast and an artistic interior decorator.
Survivors include her four daughters, Debra (Tom) Carls of DeKalb, IL, Cindy (Ed) Beck of Coto De Caza, CA, Melissa Eaves of Pasadena, CA and Kerry (Carlton) Maese of San Marino, CA; ten grandchildren, Brad, Chad and Thomas Carls, Morgan Miller, Garrett Beck, Alex, Hayley and Hayden Eaves, Lauren and Augustino Maese; five great grandchildren; and Lawrence Vinci, the love of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Leonard Waltsak.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
A memorial is established for Vivian Waltsak for the KishHealth System Hospice, in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
For information or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com
or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Aug. 7, 2014