Vivian Whetham

NEW ROCKFORD Vivian Whetham, 77, New Rockford, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, in a Bismarck hospital.

She was born June 19, 1936, to Elmer and Olga Koplin, in Perham, Minn. She married Mervin “Micky” Whetham on Aug. 24, 1956, in New Rockford.

Survivors: daughters, Kay Evenson, Bismarck, Janet Sinkler and Kathy Schuster, both New Rockford; son, Leslie, St. Paul, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister, Mary Ann Dertinger, New York Mills, Minn.; and brothers, Tom, Avon, Minn., Marvin, Perham.

Funeral: Wednesday, 1 p.m., First Lutheran Church, New Rockford.

Burial: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford.

Visitation: Today, 4 to 7 p.m., with the family present, in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.