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Vivian Loraine Driskill, 83, Frontenac, Kan., formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Medicalodge, Frontenac. She was born June 25, 1932, at Boicourt, Kan., the daughter of Charles E. and Violet Cronmiller Carpenter. She graduated from Pleasanton High School.
Vivian married Carl Clyde Driskill Sept. 1, 1951, at Baltimore, Md. She worked as a librarian at the Pleasanton Lincoln Library before retirement. She enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren and studying genealogy. She was a member of the Pleasanton United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, past secretary of the Lincoln Library Club and Linn County Historical Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, July 31, 1998; her father, Charles E. Carpenter and wife, Louise; mother, Violet Chrisman and husband, Bill; and a stepbrother Roger Chrisman.
She is survived by a son Michael Driskill and wife, Jennifer; two daughters Nancy Dorsey and husband, Larry, and Carla Bryan and husband, Harold; a stepbrother, Mike Chrisman and wife, Lilly; three grandchildren Stephanie Dorsey, Samantha Romero and Catherine Driskill; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Friday, March 25, 2016, at the Pleasanton United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Walnut Grove Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Pleasanton Lincoln Library. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

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