Vivian Grace (Blettner) Bye, 93 years old, passed to be with the Lord on November 30, 2017. She was a wife and mother, organist, pianist and vocalist for church, weddings, funerals and other special occasions. She was active in many organizations, church activities, and gardening in addition to working as a receptionist, bookkeeper/office worker, greeter, and sales.
Vivian is survived by four children: daughter: Karen J. (Michael) Smith; sons: Lyle (Karen L.) Bye, Daniel (Jean) Bye, David (Jane) Bye; 33 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde Richard Bye and her parents Lillian and Arthur Blettner, and brother, Robert Blettner.
Services will be held at 11:30 am Friday, December 15 at Park United Methodist Church on N. 6th Street in Brainerd with Pastor Justin Halbersma officiating. Visitation will be at 10:30 am at the church prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Onamia at 4:00 pm. Followed by a gathering at the United Methodist Church of Onamia 209 Pine Street N. Onamia, MN 56359.
Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota 7900 West 78th Street Suit 100, Minneapolis, MN 55439
Caring for Vivian & the Bye Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
Brainerd Chapel 218-829-3581