Vivian M. Walford
1942 - 2020
October 25, 1942
November 21, 2020
Vivian M. (Molt) Walford, 78, of Grand Island passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Kearney Regional Medical Center.
Private family burial will take place at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials services will be held at a later date.
Vivian was born on Oct. 25, 1942, at Spalding, daughter of Clyde and Pearl (Nott) Molt.
She graduated valedictorian of her class in 1960. On May 20, 1962, she was united in marriage to Ted Walford. They made their home in Grand Island, where Vivian was employed by St. Francis Medical Center, Twin Rivers and the Ordnance Plant before starting Insulation Island Company with Ted.
Vivian was a member of Professional Women's Association and Home Builder's Association. She enjoyed listening to Classic Country music and attending music festivals. Camping and boating in Colorado was her favorite family adventure. Vivian was a rummage sale queen and loved to shop for a bargain.
She is survived by her husband, Ted, of Grand Island; sons, Douglas Walford of Denver, and Dennis (Jennifer Rutherford) Walford of Parker, Colo.; along with many extended family and friends.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Dean and Richard Molt; and sisters, Mary Alice Wheeler and Anna Mae Fiek.
Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later. All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Online remembrances may be left for Vivian's family at
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Published by The Grand Island Independent on Nov. 26, 2020.
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Sorry for your loss may the Lord be with you in your time of. Need
John Buck
November 28, 2020
Vivian was a very sweet woman a great friend and she will be very missed God bless her RIP
Carlena Mathis
November 28, 2020
She was such a happy woman. My deepest sympathy to your family.
Tammy Barrientos Brown
November 26, 2020
My Prayers are with the Walford Family
Tim Murphy
November 26, 2020
We loved working with Vivian. She was a hard worker, kind, generous and funny. She will be missed.
June & Mike ONeill
November 26, 2020