Vivian Ilene Bree, 102, of Lincoln, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Sunday (June 16, 2019) at Christian Village, Lincoln.


She was born to Edward Jumper and Fannye Morford (Jumper) on Sept. 24, 1916, in Griswold, Iowa. She married Clarence Bree in 1935 in the San Jose United Methodist Church parsonage.

Vivian is survived by her children, Bernard (Bernie) Bree, San Jose; Bill (Pat) Bree, Lincoln; and Donna (David) Garczynski, Rogers, Minn.; grandchildren, Kathy Miller, Mason City; Karen Renken, Mason City; Kay Appell,  Pekin; Kelly Bree Owens, Mason City; Scott Bree, San Jose; Ingrid Martin, San Jose; Douglas Bree, Houston, Texas; Debra Bree Gay, St. Charles; Christopher Garczynski, Anoka, Minn.; Sarah Garczynski, Cross Lake, Minn.; and Laura Villaverde, Clearwater, Minn. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; son, Robert Bree; and great-grandson, Matt Bree.


Vivian was a member of the San Jose United Methodist Church. She was a very active member of the United Methodist Women's Club and Home Extension. In her free time, she enjoyed antiques and gardening flowers.


A funeral for Vivian will be at the San Jose United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Friday. Pastor Charlie McDonald will officiate. Visitation will be at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be at Hartsburg Cemetery. Memorials in honor of Vivian may be made to the San Jose United Methodist Church. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is assisting the family with arrangements.

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