Vivian Jean Bubak was born on April 10, 1940, at Stromsburg, Nebraska, to James L. and Doris B. (Larson) Anderson.
As a young lady, Vivian grew up and attended school in Stromsburg, graduating from Stromsburg High School in 1958. She went on to attend Kearney State College and obtained her teaching certificate.
After graduation from college, she moved to Cozad where she was an elementary school teacher.
Vivian was united in marriage to Jerry Dean Bubak on Dec. 27, 1961, in Stromsburg. To this union three sons where born, Chris David, Jeffrey Dean and Jay Dee. They resided in Cozad for several years before moving to Champion in 1966. Vivian moved to Imperial after Jerry’s death in 2015, where she has resided until present.
Vivian was a homemaker, tirelessly working to care for her husband and three boys. She also was an integral part of their farming/ranching operation, doing all the bookkeeping as well as driving grain cart, weighing trucks and whatever else was needed.
She enjoyed quilting, cooking, sewing and craftwork. She was a member of the Imperial Bible Church and loved being a part of a community bible study group. She was a member of an extension club and a quilter’s guild. Vivian especially loved to follow her boys and the grandkids in their many athletic and school activities.
Vivian passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 23, 2018, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Vivian was 78 years of age.
Survivors include sons Chris (Natalie) of Lincoln, Jeff (Kim) of Imperial, Jay (Christel) of Almaty, Kazakhstan; 13 grandchildren Michaela, Jared, Sarah, Justin, Kaycee (husband Tanner McCoy), Caleb, Ashley, Austin, Abigail, AnneDee, Alex, Alynn, Adella; brothers James (Deloris) Anderson of Stromsburg; Doug (Cheryl) Anderson of Stromsburg; brothers-in-law Dale (Bonnie) Bubak of Tekamah, Bob (Linda) Bubak of Cozad; and aunt Donna Bergman of Holdrege.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jerry and parents-in-law Jerry and Dorothy Bubak
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at the Imperial Bible Church of Imperial, with Pastor Robby Clay officiating. Interment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial.
Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Imperial.
A memorial has been established to Imperial Bible Church, Imperial.
Online condolences may be left at liewerfuneralhome.com.
Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial was entrusted with arrangements.