Vivian Muhs, 78, of Kearney, Nebraska, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. Services are entrusted to O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services.
Vivian was born May 5, 1941, in Neligh, Nebraska to William and Lillian (Coolidge) Ragland. She attended Page High School, graduating in 1959. On June 7, 1964, Vivian was united in marriage to John Howard Recroft. John passed away in September of 1973. She then married Mylon Muhs on Aug. 2, 1975. Mylon passed away in 1998.
Vivian worked for Antelope Memorial Hospital, Contois Motor Company (Neligh) and was an Avon Representative for Avon Cosmetics from 1975-2018. Vivian moved to Kearney in 2015 to be closer to family.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Sean Recroft and his wife, Elizabeth Only of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Jason Recroft of Kearney; grandchildren, John Recroft of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Jaxson, Jazmin and Jillian Recroft, all of Kearney; brother, Royvan Ragland and his wife, Karma of Red Cloud; as well as two stepchildren; many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, John Recroft and Mylon Muhs; sister, Junita Miller; and one stepdaughter.