Letter: Vivian L. Atwan

A funeral for Vivian L. Atwan, 79, a Zephyr Cove resident for the past 25 years, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley with Father Grace officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Walton's.

Mrs. Atwan died Oct. 3, 2000, at Barton Skilled Nursing. She was born July 12, 1921, in Los Angeles, to James and Vera Paxton Schien.

She married Donald Atwan June 22, 1961, in Carson City.

Mrs. Atwan was a pre-med student at Berkeley, Calif.

Before moving to Zephyr Cove, she lived in Southern California.

Mrs. Atwan was an escrow officer for Security Pacific Bank and she was an entrepreneur. She was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church at South Lake Tahoe.

Among her survivors are her husband Donald of Zephyr Cove; son Tony of Sacramento; daughter Vickie Hirsig of Elk Grove and grandchildren Peter Hirsig of Sacramento and Alex Hirsig of Elk Grove, Calif.

Burial will be at Lone Mountain Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Father Flanagan Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley, Crematory and Cemetery is in charge of arrangements.

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