Vivian N. Van Meter
Vivian N. Van Meter, 80, of Nipomo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004.
There will be a time of visitation from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at
Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.
Vivian was born Sept. 17, 1924, in German Township, Pa. She attended Pittsburgh
area schools and graduated from Fifth Avenue High School. She lived in
Pittsburgh for 24 years, Canoga Park for 11 years, Canyon Country for 13 years,
and Arroyo Grande for 16 years. She married Don L. Van Meter in Montebello on
Feb. 13, 1954.
Vivian was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Canoga Park since 1963. She was a
federal government civil service employee from 1942 to 1954.
Vivian enjoyed being a mother and homemaker and she liked taking part in church
services and activities.
Vivian is survived by her husband, Don L. Van Meter of Nipomo; son, Nelson Lee
Van Meter of Palmdale; step-mother, Eva Nelson of Lake Forest; and two
grandchildren in Washington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Emma L. Nelson and Albert J. Nelson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
From: The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, California.
September 30, 2004.