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Vivian Marie (Murray) Driver


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Vivian Marie (Murray) Driver Obituary

HILLSDALE - Vivian Marie (Murray) Driver, 94 of Hillsdale (Sand Lake) passed away on June 12, 2016 in Tecumseh, Michigan.

Internment and services will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery for the immediate family.

Vivian was born in Detroit, Michigan to John and Edna Murray on December 30, 1921.She attended Southeastern High School in Detroit, along with her two brothers and sister. Following her graduation in 1940, she joined General Motors where she worked in the Purchasing group.

In 1950, Vivian married Harry M. Driver. In the early years of their marriage, the Driver's lived and started their family in Lansing , then moving to Albion in 1955. In 1970, Vivian and Harry purchased Jenkins Shoes in Hillsdale, where they operated that business for twenty years before retiring in 1990. Vivian continued to work well into her senior years, first at Hillsdale College and then at Rakers Acres before retiring for good in 2002.

In her spare time, Vivian was an avid golfer and she also was an avid lifelong bridge player with her friends in Albion and later in Hillsdale.

Vivian was preceded in the death by her husband, Harry and grandson Ryan Sauber.

Vivian is survived by children Richard (Patricia), Robert (Karen) and Susan Aldrich (Bruce), her grandchildren Peter Driver and Emily Driver and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family of Vivian wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Cambria Assisted Living and hospice for the care they provided.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 21, 2016
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