Vivian Bright Shire, 91, of Angola passed away on December 31 at Northern Lakes Nursing Center. She was born on December 26, 1927, in Richmond, Indiana, to Ira and Dena Bright. She married Robert Shire on April 24, 1948, in Hudson, Indiana.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Shire, Angola; a brother, Norman (Sally) Bright of Longmont, Colorado; and five children, Diane (Bill) Baxter of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Janice Shire (Michael Greenberg) of Denver, Colorado; John Shire (Renée Wright) of Fort Wayne, Jeanne (Peter) Van Gieson of Springfield, Illinois; and Mark (Kam) Shire, Kendallville. She had 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She served as treasurer and pianist for many years at the Hudson United Methodist Church. She graduated from Salem Center High School and attended Ball State University. For many years, she enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adelines.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Pastor John Boyanowski officiating. Visitation will be from 1- 2 PM prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at at a later date in Circle Cemetery, Hudson, Indiana.
Donations in Vivian’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or ACRES Land Trust.
Charitable donations may be made in Vivian's memory to the following organizations:
ACRES Land Trust