Vivian R. (Browning) Schultz, 89, of Newton, died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center. The family will greet friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15 at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Immediately following, a graveside service will be at Newton Union Cemetery. Memorials to the First Assembly of God Church may be left at the funeral home.
Vivian, the daughter of William and Jessie (Corum) Browning, was born July 25, 1931, in Champion, Neb. After graduating from high school, Vivian was united in marriage with Robert L.“Bob” Schultz on June 30, 1956, in Newton. Vivian worked for a short time at the Maytag Company before being a homemaker. She continued to do odd jobs of ironing, babysitting and house cleaning as well. Vivian was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed collecting stamps, quilting, canning and cooking.
Vivian is survived by her three sons, Kelvin (Julie) Schultz of Newton, Eric (Josephine) Schultz of Tracy, Calif., and Aaron (Laura) Schultz of Newton; five grandchildren, Josh (Donna) Schultz, Amanda Schultz, Samuel Schultz, Sydney Schultz and Alexandra Schultz; her eight great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth (Fran) Schultz of Newton and Dorothy Schultz of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert L. “Bob” Schultz; two sisters; and five brothers.