Vivian Kathleen Watson

Sept. 12, 1928-March 18, 2020


Vivian Kathleen Watson, 91, of Danville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Danville Regional Rehabilitation.

She was born Sept. 12, 1928, at Duncan Falls, Ohio, to Raymond and Muriel (LaGrange) Severance.

Vivian graduated from Philo High School in Philo, Ohio and on March 28, 1948, she married, Murl Watson, who preceded her in death in June 1988.

She was a loving mother and homemaker and was the manager of Executive Mobile Home Estates in Yucaipa, California. She loved going to Vegas and playing her nickel slots. She also enjoyed reading and doing her puzzle books. She loved her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Michael (Nanette) Watson of Crawfordsville and Scott Watson of Danville; daughter Lynn Watson of Yucaipa, California; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three nieces.

Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; husband Murl; daughter Julie Hooper; grandson Brent Watson; brother James “Dutch” Severance; and a sister Norma “Clell” Davis.

There will be a private family viewing with a graveside service planned at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46240. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.

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