Vivienne M. Keeven (nee Strunk), of Moscow Mills, MO, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Edwin B. Keeven Sr.; loving daughter of the late George and Vivien (nee Anderson) Strunk; devoted mother of Vivian S. (the late Wayne) Prinster, Barbara (James) Foster, Edwin “Eddie” (Kathy) Keeven Jr., Judy (Steve) Schneider, the late Tom (Dana) Keeven, Marty (Pam) Keeven, Jeanne (Ed) Idziak, and Jim (Kathy) Keeven; cherished grandmother of 23; treasured great-grandmother, “GiGi” of 48; dear sister of Aileen (the late Bob) Derhake, Gordon (the late Iris) Strunk, and Carole (Jim) Farmer. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, George “Bud” Strunk and Marvin Strunk. Vivienne was a loving aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and a friend to many.
Vivienne was a woman of faith and belonged to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Troy, Missouri where she was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She was also a charter member of T.P.I. (Turf Producers International) and a lifetime member of Ducks Unlimited. Vivienne worked with her late husband, Ed, in their Turfgrass business for 33 years. Alongside Ed, she travelled, especially to Florida, and went hunting, fishing and golfing, just to name a few of the activities they enjoyed together. Vivienne had a passion for biology and the outdoors. She was an avid gardener and loved cooking meals for her family. She was known for her potato cakes and her wild duck at Thanksgiving dinners. More than anything, Vivienne was devoted to her family. Vivienne was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Vivienne's name to St Vincent De Paul Sacred Heart Church in Troy, Missouri.